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AMU row: Hry Minister Abhimanyu wants varsity named after 'Jat king'

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Amid a row over Muhammad Ali Jinnah's portrait on Muslim University (AMU) campus, Finance today demanded the varsity be named after 'Jat Singh'.

"I demand AMU should be named after Raja Singh," the said addressing a gathering at a ground-breaking ceremony of a Jat Dharamsala in Rewari.

The claimed Singh had "donated" the land for the varsity. Singh's contribution in the field of education cannot be forgotten, he added.

Jinnah, he said, "was responsible for destroying the integrity of the nation. His portrait is displayed in the varsity, but till today no picture of has been installed there".

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 21:10 IST