A producer of the channel alleged that the video Zee aired were doctored

Zee releases video of Kanhaiya accepting Pakistan Zindabad slogans were shouted in JNU
news JNU row Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 16:18

A new video uploaded by Zee News editor Sudhir Chaudhury shows Kanhaiya Kumar accepting that ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans were raised on campus rubbishing claims that the video aired by the channel was doctored.  

Chaudhury on Wednesday tweeted a video in which arrested JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar is heard saying that the student body strongly condemns the persons who shouted pro-Pakistani slogans on February 9.  

According to media reports, an FIR was filed against Kanahiya and others were made an accused in the case based on the Zee News show that aired on February 9, which showed a video wherein alleged anti-India and pro-Pakistani slogans were raised in the JNU campus.

However, in the following days, it was widely reported how that video was doctored.  

Incidentally, a Zee News producer, Vishwa Deepak, resigned on February 21 after penning a long letter expressing reservations over its ‘biased coverage’ and further claiming that there was no video in which ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans were raised.The JNUSU has maintained that no JNU student raised anti-national or pro-Pakistani slogans.

JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar is currently in judicial custody after being arrested on February 12 on charges of sedition.

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