Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar, who was arrested for sedition 20 days ago and released recently, has received threats to his life.
A few posters have appeared near the Delhi Press Club, offering Rs 11 lakh reward for shooting Kanhaiya down.
The posters, viral on social media, bear the name of Adarsh Sharma, president, Purvanchal Sena.
Some “Poorvanchal Sena” announces reward of 11 lakh to Shoot JNU student Leader Kanhaiya, posters put at Press Club. pic.twitter.com/smeZpOFMr7
— आशुतोष (@ashu3page) March 5, 2016
The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union president on Friday said that Hyderabad University research scholar Rohith Vemula was his icon and not Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
Social Media is going crazy over this news.
Rs 11 lakh to shoot #Kanhaiya dead. Calls to cut his tongue! Yes, that’s the power of speech!
— Rasheed Kappan (@kappansky) March 5, 2016
I’ll kill him.Take me to him first. I’ll kill him for his nonsense, manner less and disrespect speech not for Rs 11 lakh
— Sameer (@whois_sam) March 5, 2016
Who is this Aadarsh Sharma? The President of Purvanchal Sena? Will government and Delhi Police show swiftness and… https://t.co/Cpz5r3gSav
— Basant Patra (@mike_pat) March 5, 2016
Posters offering a reward of Rs 11 lakh to anyone who shoots dead JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, who was… https://t.co/rhVlIG8hLc
— Current News Service (@cnskashmir) March 5, 2016