19/02/2016 6:08 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST

The Sedition Debate In Posters

An Indian student carries a flower and holds a poster during a protest at the Jawaharlal Nehru University or JNU against the arrest of a student union leader in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016. Scenes of protest that rocked a New Delhi university this week spread across the country Thursday, with students and teachers from cities including Bangalore, Kolkata and Chennai joining demands for the release of a student leader arrested on sedition charges. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

Even as the debate on the JNU sedition debacle continues, students across the nation have come together in support of Kanhaiya Kumar, protesting against his arrest.

The president of JNU’s students' union, Kumar was arrested and charged with sedition on 12 February after some students held a rally against the 2013 hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

Protests against Kumar’s arrest is spreading fast with demonstrations being held in educational institutions across the country as depicted in these photos:

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