This time the Time Magazine is including Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur in its list of Next Generation Leaders of 2017,as the title of “free speech warrior” for her immense courage.
She is the daughter of kargil war martyr Caption Mandeep Singh,she has catched an eye of all the social media this year where she started campaigning against the RSS student wing Akhil Bhartiya Vidhyarti Parishad where she was given rape threats on social media.Then she approached the Delhi Commission for Women where she complained a file for the same.
Kaur, a student of Delhi University’s Lady Shri Ram College, had taken on the ABVP on Facebook and Twitter.She posted a picture of herself holding up a placard that read, “I am a student from Delhi University.I am not afraid of ABVP. I am not alone. Every student of India is with me. #StudentsAgainstABVP
With this kaur received abuse and many threats for this by many ABVP supporters.Infact many celebrities like cricketer Virender Sehwag and actor Randeep Hooda had attacked her on social media. Her video titled “Soldier of peace” had gone viral last year. “My mother made me understand that Pakistanis did not kill my dad. War killed him.”…
Today I’m a soldier too, just like my dad. I fight for peace between India and Pakistan.”
Because if there was no war between us, my father would still be here today.”
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