JNU Row: Man Tried To Attack Kanhaiya Kumar On Campus

10/03/2016 7:48 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST
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NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 7: Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union President Kanhaiya Kumar speaks at the JNU Campus, on March 7, 2016 in New Delhi, India. JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar was granted interim bail for six months by the Delhi High Court after spending 20 days in jail. Kumar was arrested on February 12 on charges of sedition and criminal conspiracy after alleged anti-national slogans were raised on the JNU campus on February 9. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

NEW DELHI -- Jawaharlal Nehru University student Kanhaiya Kumar was reportedly attacked by a person who wanted to "teach him a lesson," on Thursday evening.

Kumar, the PhD student from Bihar, who has been charged with sedition for allegedly raising "anti national" slogans, is out on bail for six months.

The person who tried to attack him today was not from JNU, and he was escorted off the campus by security, NDTV reported.

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