SFI Leader Quits Over ‘Political Opportunism’ in Vemula Stir 

Raj Kumar Sahu alleges the agitation for Rohith Vemula has been funded by Congress and Left parties. 

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Saturday also happens to the birthday of Rohith Vemula, the student whose death sparked the protest. (Photo: PTI)
  • A student leader of the Left-affiliated Students Federation of India at Hyderabad Central University, Raj Kumar Sahu, resigns.

  • Sahu alleges the agitation over Rohith Vemula’s suicide was funded by Congress and Left parties and has ‘become opportunistic’.

  • SFI dismisses Sahu’s allegations, accusing him of “parroting what the ABVP has been saying.”

  • Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu tweets that Sahu’s resignation makes “startling revelations” ; adds that the Left and Congress must apologise to the nation.

(Source: NDTV)

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