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No political pressure on Modi degree: DU

A day after the Aam Aadmi Party accused Delhi University of “authenticating” Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s degree due to pressure from the Centre, the varsity on Thursday said it has not been influenced by “any political pressure” and asserted that it is acting in accordance with the law.

No political pressure on Modi degree: DU
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi

“Few AAP leaders visited the university yesterday (Wednesday) and met Vice Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi over the issue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s degree. The VC told them that RTI cell of the university shall act in accordance with the law but it is incorrect to say that the university is acting under any political pressure,” DU Registrar Tarun Das said.

The clarification by DU came a day after an AAP delegation visited the university demanding that they be allowed to examine the records of Modi’s BA degree but they had to return empty handed.

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