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NEW DELHI – Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi burnt the effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

“We celebrated the victory of truth over falsehood in a modern and democratic country by burning effigies. For us Modi and RSS are symbol of untruth,” said Sunny Dhiman, a member of the NSUI.

The students burnt an effigy of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to mark the “victory of truth over falsehood”.

“We celebrated the victory of truth over falsehood in a modern and democratic country by burning effigies. For us Modi and RSS are symbol of untruth,” said Sunny Dhiman, a member of the NSUI.

Reports said the student also burnt effigies of other Indian personalities such as politician Amit Shah, yoga guru Ramdev Baba, Gandhi’s killer Nathuram Godse, and the vice chancellor of JNU.

“The effigy burning incident at JNU was brought to our notice. We are investigating the matter and examining all relevant information,” said JNU Vice Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar in a message on Twitter.