JNU Student Umar Khalid Compares Hizbul Chief Wani to Che Guevara
JNU student Umar Khalid, who was out on bail in a sedition case on Sunday, sparked another controversy by comparing Burhan Wani, the Hizbul Mujahideen commander who was gunned down earlier last week, to a revolutionary.
Khalid was earlier a centre of controversy as he was one of the organisers of the controversial event in JNU against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, during which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised.
His remarks on Burhan did not go down well with the RSS student wing ABVP which has been locked in an ideological battle with left-affiliated groups in JNU campus.
After supporting Afzal Guru, Khalid has now expressed his sympathies with Burhan, this is an indicative of his association with terrorists and his support for them. Such anti-nationals are more dangerous for society than terrorists. I demand that his bail be cancelled and investigation about his links be conducted.Saurabh Sharma, ABVP
(With PTI inputs.)