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Typing 'sedition', 'anti-national' or 'patriotism’ keywords on Google Maps directs you to JNU

When You Search With Key Words Like ‘anti-national’, ‘sedition’, ‘patriotism’ And ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ On Google Maps, It Takes You To Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 25 Mar 2016, 07:25:19 PM
Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi:

In what could be termed as a shocking development amid the JNU row, search engine giant Google is showing the Jawaharlal Nehru University as ‘anti-national’ in its ‘Google Map’ application. However, the blunder doesn’t look like intentional, has made the Jawaharlal Nehru University furious and created a controversy.

When you search with key words like ‘anti-national’, ‘sedition’, ‘patriotism’ and ‘Bharat mata ki jai’ on Google Maps, it takes you to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

The country was recently in the boil over the alleged ‘anti-national’ activities taking place at the JNU campus like the event allegedly supporting Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and raising of anti-national slogans. 

JNSU president Kanhaiya Kumar and other students including mar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya were arrested on the charges of sedition following the JNU row.

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First Published : 25 Mar 2016, 12:57:00 PM