Leave me alone, pleads Gurmehar Kaur who is moving out of Delhi

After being trolled on social media, the 20-year-old says she has been through enough

GN Bureau | February 28, 2017


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Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, who spoke up against the ABVP on Twitter, has announced that she is withdrawing from 'Save DU campaign' on Tuesday morning. The campaign was being held to protest against violence against students in the varsity campus.

Her friend Ram Subramanian tweeted that Gurmehar will be leaving the national capital.


In her tweets posted early morning, Gurmehar wrote she has 'been through enough'.

"I have been through a lot and this is all my 20 year self could take," she posted.

The 20-year-old is the daughter of a an army officer who was killed in a terror attack.

She was in news for her poster campaign on social media demanding an end to campus violence.

Here's what she tweeted:
 

 

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