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Defeat efforts to patenting of nationalism, says Kanhaiya Kumar

Kanhaiya Kumar speaks to fellow JNU students after his release from Tihar Jail

By: Eastern Eye Staff

“AFZAL Guru is not my icon, Rohith Vemula is”, said Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Friday (March 4), while asserting that there is huge difference between treason and being anti-government. A day after he walked out of the Tihar jail in Indian national capital Delhi to a grand welcome, the 29-year-old research scholar, addressed a press conference at the JNU where he deftly handled a number of tricky questions, including speculations about his entry into mainstream politics. Coming down hard on the Modi Government for “maligning” the image of JNU, Kumar said efforts to patenting of…

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