Students notorious for anti-CAA protests may take the SC graduation exam

The Supreme Court came to the aid of a student who was expelled on Monday for trying to organize an anti-CAA protest, allowing him to take his sixth-semester exams for graduation from a Lucknow-based institution.

The Supreme Court on Monday came to the rescue of a student who was notorious for trying to organize anti-CAA protests by allowing him to take his sixth-semester exams to graduate from a Lucknow-based university.

A bench comprising Justices SK Kaul and MM Sundresh noted the affidavit of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Language University, formerly known as Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Urdu, an Arabic-Persian university student who had submitted a “deep apology” to his vice-chancellor. Varsity

The bench agreed in the submission of Huzaifa Ahmadi, a senior lawyer appearing for student Ahmad Raja Khan, that he would be allowed to appear for the examination in the light of subsequent events. “The applicant must now behave properly and not give the university any chance. Subject to that, the university should be exempted. We give the university the freedom to take action against the applicant if the applicant gives anything. Occasion,” the order said.

Noting that the student was lost and the class was not held for some time, the bench said that the requirement of attendance would not come in the way of his examination.

Khan was accused of organizing protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019. Ahmadi said in his brief submission that the Lucknow-based university had reported that Khan had apologized deeply to the Vice-Chancellor on September 21, 2021, and as a result, a committee had been formed to consider Khan’s case. The committee unanimously decided that Khan would be allowed to appear for the exams, which could be held in May 2022 or later, the university said in an affidavit.


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