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Monday, August 22, 2011

ANNALILA: IIT Kharagpur student backs Anna, refuses degree!

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CNN-IBN / Updated Aug 22, 2011 at 02:57pm IST.

Kharagpur: Anna Hazare's protest has cast a shadow over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to IIT Kharagpur. One student has refused to accept his degree from Singh while another will wear an Anna cap at the convocation where the Prime Minister is the chief guest.
Shashi Shekhar, a civil engineering student, has decided not to accept his M Tech degree from the Prime Minister as a mark of protest because according to him Singh in not in favour of a strong Lokpal.

"I will not accept my degree from the Prime Minister. I will accept it from someone who supports the Jan Lokpal Bill," says Shashi Shekhar.

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