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Anti-national slogans on campuses disturbing, need to stay alert: UP CM

LUCKNOW: Invoking Swami Vivekananda as a youth icon who committed his life to nation-building, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said the shouting of anti-national slogans at some universities indicates that extremism and Naxalism have found their way onto campuses.
Speaking at the National Youth Festival at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, he said: "The slogans being shouted at some institutes trouble us. They thrive on the country's resources and are throwing India into the cauldron of extremism and Naxalism."
Yogi said some forces were trying to divide the country, which was not acceptable to the youth who wanted to see India grow. "There will be conspiracies but we need to be alert," the CM added. Yogi said those who did not know about the ancient history of India were trying to divide the country.
Making a veiled reference to the new citizenship law, Yogi said Jogendra Nath Mandal, who shifted to Pakistan and later became its law minister, could not stop atrocities against minorities. "He came back to India and diRead More – Source