Activists, lawyers, Bollywood celebrities… they all find JNUSU president’s speech, press conference moving
GN Bureau | March 4, 2016
Kanhaiya Kumar has captured the imagination of many with his measured, calm and yet witty words during his speech Thursday night and the press conference on Friday. He was ‘trending’ on the social media, with all-round praise from all quarters – except, of course, a couple of snide remarks from BJP quarters (Paresh Raval, for example) and the folks who are now facing the allegation of doctoring the evidence (but for them, this “people’s hero” would not have become a celebrity today).
Here are some tweets on Kanhaiya:
A people's Hero is born!Must thank govt/BJP/RSS for exposing the country to JNU& #KanhaiyaKumar who emerged as beacons for a brave new world— Prashant Bhushan (@pbhushan1) March 4, 2016
Shows institutional strength of nation that #KanhaiyaKumar spoke freely, knowledgeable of developments and with his spirit and will strong.— Nirupama Rao (@NMenonRao) March 3, 2016
If you want to know what true nationalism looks like, watch #KanhaiyaKumar speech and make others watch— SANJAY HEGDE (@sanjayuvacha) March 3, 2016
Super speech by #KanhaiyaKumar. And great to see the energy in JNU. A bit disappointed at the lack of the naked dancing I had heard about.— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) March 3, 2016