Rahul Gandhi backs petition for recalling Jayant Sinha's Harvard alumni status
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Rahul Gandhi backs petition for recalling Jayant Sinha's Harvard alumni status

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NEW DELHI: Lashing out at Union Minister Jayant Sinha for garlanding Ramgarh lynching convicts, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asked Twitter followers sign a petition demanding the withdrawal of Sinha's Harvard alum status.

“If the sight of a highly educated MP & Central Minister, Jayant Sinha, garlanding & honouring criminals convicted of lynching an innocent man, fills you with disgust, click on the link & support this petition,” tweeted the Congress president.

If the sight of a highly educated MP & Central Minister, Jayant Sinha, garlanding & honouring criminals convicted of lynching an innocent man, fills you with disgust, click on the link & support this petition.

The petition, floated by Harvard University alum Prateek Kanwal, is addressed to the President of the varsity.

“Mr Jayant Sinha, a Minister in the Central Government and an Alumni of Harvard University, recently garlanded and honored convicts accused of lynching Mr. Alimuddin Ansari. These actions by the Minister have shocked the nation and brought disrepute to our great institution. As a responsible citizen of this country and as an Alumni of Harvard, I strongly condemn these actions and ask the Harvard University to withdraw his Alumni status,” states Kanwal in his change.org petition.

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