I Am a Student, Not a Politician: Kanhaiya Kumar

I Am a Student, Not a Politician: Kanhaiya Kumar

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Amidst speculation on his political ambitions, JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar today said he has no intention of joining mainstream politics or contesting any election.

The PhD student, who is facing a sedition charge, also said that Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was a citizen of India and a debate on his death penalty is “legitimate”.

He said Guru is not his “idol” but Rohith Vemula, the Hyderabad Central University student who committed suicide, is.

“I am not a politician, I am a student. I have no intention of joining mainstream politics or contesting any election.”

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