Scholar told to apologize after lecture.

Stand by my remarks: Achin Vanaik after row over his Palestine lecture at Jindal

Vanaik drew parallels between Zionism and Hindutva nationalism

Prashun Bhaumik | New Delhi | 20 November, 2023 | 09:50 PM

Political scientist Achin Vanaik has said that he stands by the remarks he made during a lecture on the history of the Israel-Palestine conflict after the OP Jindal Global University in Haryana asked him to express regrets, reported The Hindu on Monday. During the lecture at the private liberal arts university on November 1, Vanaik had drawn parallels between Zionism and Hindutva nationalism and questioned why one act of violence is labelled terrorism and others are not, according to leaked videos of the talk.

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https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2023/nov/19/jindal-university-askspolitical-scientist-achin-vanaik-to-express-regret-for-remarks-on-zionism-and-2634335.html

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