New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) A Delhi court Tuesday fixed January 19 for consideration of charge sheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the 2016 JNU sedition case. Also Read - Delhi Sexual Assault Case: 33-Year-Old Suspect Arrested For Raping 12-Year-Old Girl

The court put up the matter for hearing on the date as Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sherawat was on leave Tuesday. Also Read - Delhi Police Recruitment 2020: Applications For 5,846 Constable Posts Invited, Apply on ssc.nic.in

The Delhi Police had on Monday filed a chargesheet at a city court against Kanhaiya Kumar and others, saying he was leading a procession and supported seditious slogans raised on the varsity campus in February 2016. Also Read - Fridays For Future India's Campaign Against EIA Draft 2020 Gets UAPA, Delhi Police Says Terror Notice Sent 'Mistakenly' After Greta Thunberg's Tweet

Police also charged former JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya for allegedly shouting anti-India slogans during an event on the university’s campus on February 9, 2016, to commemorate the hanging of Parliament-attack mastermind Afzal Guru.

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