A large number of scholars and academics across the country have expressed shock at the NIA's action on IIT-G professor Arupjyoti Saikia, who is under scanner of the NIA.
The NIA quizzed the professor on charges of inciting violence during the anti-CAA protest on December 11, 2020.
Expressing anguish at the development these scholars and academics have written an open letter.
The signitaries include noted historian Dr. Ramchandra Guha, prominent political thinker Pratap Bhanu Mehta, among others.
CAA protests: Scholars, academics urge NIA to treat IIT professor Arupjyoti Saikia with respect https://t.co/2qzT4GGKlP— Ramachandra Guha (@Ram_Guha) February 2, 2020