JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, sent to judicial custody on Wednesday till March 2 after being arrested on charges of sedition, appealed to students to maintain calm.
"I would like to appeal to all student unions and organisations to maintain peace, " the president of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) said in a statement.
"I am an Indian and I don't support anti - national activity. I condemn the February 9 event, which happened at the JNU, " he said, referring to the allegedly anti - India slogans raised at a meeting there.
"I believe in the integrity and unity of the country, " he said, adding that those who shouted the allegedly anti - national slogans included "some people from JNU and a section of outsiders".
"I have full faith in the (Indian) Constitution, " he said in the statement that was leaked to the media by his lawyers.