Yogeshwar Dutt’s Tweet adds fuel to the fire over Gurmehar Kaur’s Post

As Virender Sehwag faced a storm for mocking Gurmehar Kaur, Olympic medallist Yogeshwar Dutt has today made it clear which side he was on. The wrestler tweeted ;

Ms Kaur has been trolled over her online campaign against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the BJP-linked student wing, after last week’s violence at Ramjas College.

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On Sunday, Sehwag had posted his photo, holding a placard which read “I did not score two triple centuries, my bat did”. The tweet triggered a deluge of reactions.

The cricketer tweeted in respect of student’s earlier Facebook post that gained major traction on social media networks. In a video post, she had appealed for peace between India and Pakistan with messages on placards, one of which said, “Pakistan did not kill my dad, war killed him’.


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Today, she pulled out of a march against campus violence at the Delhi University, by teachers and students.

In a series of tweets, Ms Kaur said “that’s all I can take”, but appealed to others to join the “Save DU” march in huge numbers. “To anyone questioning my courage and bravery. I’ve shown more than enough,” she wrote.

The 20-year-old has been given police protection after she alleged rape threats over her posts against the ABVP.


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