VAR­SI­TIES TOLD TO FLY TRI­COLOUR

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - FRONT PAGE - Nee­lam Pandey nee­lam.pandey@hin­dus­tan­times.com

NEW DELHI: The Na­tional Flag will be flown ‘promi­nently and proudly’ to evoke na­tion­al­is­tic sen­ti­ments amongst stu­dents in cen­tral univer­si­ties, the govern­ment de­cided on Thurs­day. The first Tri­colour atop a 207-feet mast would be un­furled at Jawa­har­lal Nehru Univer­sity, sources told HT. The de­ci­sion was taken at a con­fer­ence of vice-chan­cel­lors called by HRD min­is­ter Sm­riti Irani in the wake of the sui­cide by a Dalit stu­dent Ro­hith Vem­ula.

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