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Smriti Irani is a puppet in the hands of RSS: Twitter

Smriti Irani is a puppet in the hands of RSS: Twitter

Twitter on Tuesday slammed Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani and called her a puppet in the hands of RSS.

Twitter remarks came after the Union HRD Minister said that the union government doesn’t intervene in the administration of universities. She also said that Govt will not speak unless will not find any clues. “We has sent a two-member team from the ministry who will apprise us on what prompted the student to take the extreme step,” she said.

It is to be noted, on Sunday a Dalit scholar, Rohit Vemula committed suicide by hanging himself in the hostel of University of Hyderabad after being expelled by the University board, along with four other Dalit students.

Vemula was among the five research scholars who were suspended by the university in August last year and also one of the accused in the case of assault on a student leader.

The issue took a political turn with allegations that the extreme action was a result of discrimination against dalit students at the behest of Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya , who had written a letter to HRD Minister Smriti Irani, seeking action against their “anti-national acts”.