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Professor Tajuddin of Jammu University calls Bhagat Singh a terrorist, suspended

The professor has stated that his words were taken out of context.

Professor Mohammad Tajuddin of Jammu University has been suspended by the University administration after he referred to Bhagat Singh as a “terrorist” during a lecture.

A clip of the lecture went viral leading to students’ outrage. The students of the university wrote a letter to Vice-Chancellor Manoj Dhar, demanding an action against Tajuddin. The university ordered a probe into the incident also ordered Tajuddin’s suspension and said he could not take classes till the probe was over.

Bhagat Singh’s nephew Abhay Singh Sandhu condemned the incident. “Even the Britishers did not call him terrorist, they called him a true revolutionary. The HoD of Political Science Professor is calling a Martyr, who lost his life at an early age, a terrorist. This is a blunder by the Professor, it is condemnable and he should apologize,” he said.

Professor Tajudding clarified his statements and said that he considers Bhagat Singh as a revolutionary.

He said that his words were taken out of context.

The university’s vice-chancellor, Manoj K Dhar, had constituted a six-member high-level committee headed by the senior-most professor of the university, to look into the complaint.

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