ABVP clash: Gurmehar Kaur asks students, people to join march to DU

Students and teachers of DU and JNU along with AISA members will stage a march from Khalsa College in the North Campus to the Arts Faculty today.

ABVP clash: Gurmehar Kaur asks students, people to join march to DU

Amid the heated protests over Ramjas college clash, Gurmehar Kaur, daughter of a Kargil war martyr, who has been the centre of controversy, has now withdrawn her support from the protests but asked people to turn up in huge number.

In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Gurmehar, a student of Lady Shri Ram College, has said, "I'm withdrawing from the campaign. Congratulations everyone. I request to be left alone. I said what I had to say."




"I have been through a lot and this is all my 20 year self could take :). The campaign is about students and not about me. Please go to the March in huge numbers. Best of luck," she added in another tweet.





"To anyone questioning my courage and bravery...I've shown more than enough. One thing is for sure, next time we will think twice before resorting to violence or threats and that's all this was about," she added.





Kaur's statement comes a day after Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) organised Tiranga march in Delhi University campus. Various other protests marches and counter-marches are expected in the Delhi University (DU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campuses.

Students and teachers of DU and JNU along with AISA members will stage a march from Khalsa College in the North Campus to the Arts Faculty. Congress-backed NSUI is also organising a symbolic one-day hunger strike at the arts faculty, followed by a 'Mashaal' rally. Congress, AAP are also expected to join protests.

Gurmehar Kaur started a Facebook campaign with her post where she said she isn't afraid of ABVP and stands in support of all other students who had been the victim of violence in Ramjas college following clash between AISA and ABVP.

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