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Kejriwal urged to give job to Rohith's brother

 2016-02-24 07:43:19.0


New Delhi :�The family of Dalit student Rohith Vemula, who committed suicide in Hyderabad, on Wednesday urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to provide a government job to his younger brother. �Rohith's mother requested the chief minister to provide a government job to the brother as the family does not have any source of income,� a Delhi government official said. �Kejriwal assured the family their demand will be sympathetically considered,� the official told IANS. The Delhi cabinet is likely to take a decision on the issue later Wednesday. Vemula committed suicide on January 17 after he four other Dalit students were suspended in Hyderabad University following an alleged clash with a leader of the ABVP, the student wing of the RSS. The suicide triggered nationwide protests. Vemula's family refused to accept compensation offered by the government.(IANS)

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