‘People’s hero is born!’: Kanhaiya overwhelms twitterati

Activists, lawyers, Bollywood celebrities… they all find JNUSU president’s speech, press conference moving

GN Bureau | March 4, 2016


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Kanhaiya Kumar, Photo by Arun Kumar
Kanhaiya Kumar, Photo by Arun Kumar

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).

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