Sharjeel Imam

Indian student activist

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Sharjeel Imam is an Indian student activist from Kako village of Jehanabad, Bihar, known for alleged hate speech against India in the Citizenship Amendment Act Protests. He had completed his B.Tech. and M.Tech. from IIT-Bombay and joined Jawaharlal Nehru University in 2013 for completing his master's degree in Modern History and in 2015 he started Ph.D. from the same university. He was charged with sedition by five states of India. He was arrested by Delhi Police on 28 January 2020, who alleged that his speech promoted enmity among people that led to riots in Jamia Millia Islamia.


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