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Ramjas violence: ‘Receiving rape, death threats not OK; need non-violent, free campuses’, says Gurmehar Kaur

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New Delhi | Updated: February 27, 2017 9:50:18 PM

Lady Shri Ram College student Gurmehar Kaur, the daughter of a Kargil Martyr in an exclusive interview comes forward to clear her motives.

Delhi university, Delhi university protest, ramjas college live, live ramjas college violence, DU protest, Du protest, protest at du, delhi university protest, ramjas college protest, ABVP, DUSU, Gurmehar KaurDelhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, who is also the daughter of a Kargil martyr, on Monday filed a complaint with the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) against the ABVP threats. (Source: Twitter)

Lady Shri Ram College for Women student Gurmehar Kaur, the daughter of a Kargil Martyr in an exclusive interview with Rajdeep Sardesai, she comes forward to clear her motive, says, ‘How can I be somebody’s pawn?’ Gurmehar who has been in the news ever for quite some time now has come forward to prove her stand and explains what she is expecting. In her interview, Kaur said that she does not belongs to any political party and all she believes is in a bully free campus. She further said, “I am angered by what is happening in Delhi University. I am just 20 years old. Campuses are where debates happen. I am receiving rape and death threats, which is not OK. We need a violent free campus. I am a peace activist.”

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Earlier today in an interview with ANI, Gurmehar talked about how she is saddened by Virender Sehwag troll against her video, she said, “I am heartbroken, these are the people you yell for in matches and they troll you at the expense of your father’s death.” Virendra Sehwag reacted to Kaur’s earlier video where she said: “Pakistan did not kill my dad war did”. He commented, “Bat me hai Dum! #BharatJaisiJagahNahi.” Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda also applauded Sehwag’s reply. Gurmehar also replied to MoS Home Kiren Rijiju’s tweet asking who is “polluting” her mind, “I have my own mind, nobody is polluting my mind. I am not anti-national,” said Gurmehar.

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Earlier in the day, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu came out in support of ABVP. He said, “ABVP is a nationalist organisation. While other organisations have different views and let them express it, why should outsiders go and disturb the peace of campuses.” Naidu added that while dissent is allowed, there should be no space for disintegration. Delhi police has confirmed that two women police constables will provide security to Gurmehar Kaur around the clock.

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