UP, Assam charge JNU scholar with sedition, cite ‘Shaheen Bagh link’

The Indian Express reports:
Sedition cases have been filed in Assam and Uttar Pradesh against a JNU PhD scholar, who was earlier associated with the Shaheen Bagh protest in Delhi, for a speech he made against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act at Aligarh Muslim University on January 16. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra claimed at a press conference in Delhi that Sharjeel Imam had made the speech, where he called for stepping up the protests in Assam through road blocks to force the Centre to listen, at Shaheen Bagh on January 24.
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