Will leave politics if proved saffronising varsities: Smriti Irani

New Delhi: Giving a fiery response to the questions put up by the opposition in Parliament over the JNU crackdown and the suicide of Rohith Vemula, HRD Ministry on Wednesday said that she would leave politics, if anyone proves her of saffronizing Universities.

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The council that suspended Rohith Vemula was appointed by the UPA: Smriti Irani on the suicide of Hyderabad University’s Dalit scholar.


I am taking it personally. And I will tell you why. This boy was used. I will give you proof.


Rohith Vemula's body was used as a political tool.Not a single attempt was made to take Rohith's body to the doctor.


Are you targeting me for taking on Rahul Gandhi in Amethi: Smriti Irani attacks opposition in Lok Sabha


My name is Smriti Irani. Challenge anyone to tell me my caste.


600 students died for Telangana movement. Did Rahul go once? No. In this Hyderabad incident, he saw the political opportunity. He went twice there.


Umar Khalid misled JNU administration. He said in an application form that he was organizing a poetry reading.


I am looking at this class 4 book by Teesta Setalvad, commissioned by Kapil Sibal during UPA, see what all is written.


If I mention Chanakya, they will say it is 'saffron'. Hence, I quoted a Roman philosopher in my speech.


Indira Gandhi had lost the political battle, too but her son didn’t support anti-national slogans.


Politics that feeds on the death of a youngster will take this country to its ruin.


News24 Bureau