'FTII Students Arrest Worrying Signs for Those Who Care for Democracy'

Nitish Kumar denounced the arrests of FTII students in Pune as \"worrying signs for those who care for\" democracy.

Published: 19th August 2015 02:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th August 2015 03:14 PM   |  A+A-


In this file photo, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. (File)


PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday denounced the arrests of FTII students in Pune as "worrying signs for those who care for" democracy.

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The chief minister tweeted that the Tuesday night arrests in Pune "shows shrinking space for dissent. Shocking! Worrying signs for those who care for basic democratic rights".

Students at the Film and Television Institute of India have been protesting since June against the appointment of actor and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan.

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