HC stays disciplinary action against Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya

delhi Updated: May 28, 2016 09:50 IST

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed the disciplinary action taken by JNU administration against Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, accused of sedition in connection with a February 9 event on the campus, till their appeals against the decision are decided by the university’s appellate authority.

Justice Manmohan granted the protection to both the students on their plea seeking similar relief that was given on May 13 to Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar and others. Disciplinary action was taken against them by the varsity.

First Published: May 28, 2016 09:50 IST