"I appeal to all political parties to not interfere in this matter. The university can deal with these issues internally," he said.
    
Condemning the attack on students and teachers at Patiala House Court complex, Kumar said, "It was brought to our notice that some of the teachers were manhandled. The university condemns the alleged attack on them and is of the view that the law should be allowed to take its course."

Asked about reports regarding the hacking of the JNU website, the VC said the varsity is looking into the matter. "I have also been told that the website of the university has been hacked. We are investigating the matter," he said.

Kumar said a high-level JNU committee is investigating the February 9 incident in which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised and the eight students who were found to be involved in it have been debarred from the university after a preliminary inquiry.

 

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