Kanhaiya Kumar disassociates himself from Umar Khalid, faces criticism

A file photo of Kanhaiya Kumar.

New Delhi: Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar recently distanced himself from Umar Khalid and can be seen dodging questions about the incarcerated activist.

However, the disassociation has resulted in Kumar facing widespread criticism on social media after a video of the same went viral.

In the video, Kanhaiya Kumar could be seen dissociating himself from Umar Khalid, who’s been languishing in jail for more than a year after the government of India slapped sedition charges against him.

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