Continuing the ‘anti-national’ debate, former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said that if someone holds an honest opinion then he doesn’t become an anti-national.”If someone holds an honest opinion, he doesn’t become an anti-national or that is not seditious. I was part of the government, how can I distance myself from the government’s position”, Chidambaram told the media here while voicing his opinion on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) row.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Meanwhile, the Delhi Police opposed the bail plea of JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar arrested in a sedition case for allegedly raising anti-India slogans in the campus.The police stated that Kanhaiya was part of the gathering on February 9 and was leading the protest.The Delhi Police further said the video footage is just a corroborative evidence, adding there is more evidence against Kanhaiya to prove his offence.

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One doesn’t become anti-national by holding honest opinion: Chidambaram