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  1. ​​Video is against India, insults martyrs​: Babita Phogat clarifies her stand against ​Gurmehar Kaur

​​Video is against India, insults martyrs​: Babita Phogat clarifies her stand against ​Gurmehar Kaur

On Tuesday Indian wrestler ​​Babita Phogat spoke on ​​Gurmehar Kaur and said that the video that Gurmehar posted on the social media is an insult to the Jawans.

By: | Updated: February 28, 2017 4:08 PM
Indian wrestler ​​Babita Phogat spoke on ​​Gurmehar Kaur and said that the video that Gurmehar posted on the social media is an insult to the Jawans. (ANI)

On Tuesday Indian wrestler ​​Babita Phogat spoke on ​​Gurmehar Kaur and said that the video that Gurmehar posted on the social media is an insult to the Jawans. Phogat added that everyone must have the right to express views​ but she also believed that Gurmehar was speaking against the nation.

Kaur who​ has been in the ​headlines for the past few days as her video and comments ​on social media ​went viral​,​ where she accused the students’ organisation that is backed by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying to clamp down on freedom of speech when it tried to prevent Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students from entering Ramjas College in Delhi University to attend a programme – some of these JNU students have been tagged as anti-national’. Also in the video itself, she held a placards with the messages appealed for peace between the two countries and in one such placard it was written, ‘Pakistan did not kill my dad, war killed him’.

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In her statement Phogat said that it a wrong way to ​’​criticize the country​’​ and that we must ​’​respect​’​ our country and martyrs. She strongly stood by ​the point that the post about Kargil was wrong, “Gurmehar Kaur’s view that her father was killed by war and not Pakistan was wrong for me; ​​it’s against our nation and martyrs,” Phogat said. However, at the same time she also said that she opposes the threats that Gurmehar received.

Gurmehar drew criticism from various celebrities and politicians. On Sunday, Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag took a dig at the student with a sly tweet, who was later joined by Yogeshwar Dutt and it’s the Phogat sisters – Babita and Geeta Phogat joined too.

(With Inputs from agencies)

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    Harsh
    Mar 1, 2017 at 4:55 am
    Look at their faces. Just look at that thing. They haven't even seen the entire video and commenting on it. Shameful act by these Phogat sisters.
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