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Rahul Gandhi and Kejriwal joins protesters against Nido Tania death

New Delhi,04 February 2014(The Peoples Chronicle): Representatives of several students’ unions from the northeast on Monday and Tuesday met Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal demanding speedy justice for Nido Tania, a student from Arunachal Pradesh who died following an alleged attack by some shopkeepers here. The students’ delegation, accompanied by union minister of state for minority affairs Ninong Ering, submitted a memorandum to the chief minister in this regard.

Rahul Gandhi and Kejriwal joins protesters against Nido Tania death

Rahul Gandhi and Kejriwal joins protesters against Nido Tania death

They also demanded formation of a committee under Delhi government to look into all cases of racial discrimination not just for the people from the northeast but also people coming from all parts of the country. Another demand in the memorandum was to include history and culture of northeast in Delhi education syllabus.

Speaking to reporters after meeting Kejriwal, activist Binalakshmi Nepram said the chief minister had assured them of taking up the issue with the LG and press for immediate police action in the case. Representatives of the students’ unions said they will sit on an indefinite dharna from today at Jantar Mantar as The Peoples Chronicle reports from New Delhi.

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