Shoe hurled at Kanhaiya Kumar in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, March 24: A shoe was hurled at Kanhaiya Kumar on Thursday when he was addressing a gathering of students here.

According to latest reports, police officials took two people into custody and are questioning them. TV reports said that the protester said: "Anti-nationals like Kanhaiya should not be allowed to speak."

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Shoe hurled at Kanhaiya Kumar

Continuing with his speech, Kanhaiya said that such incidents do not matter to him. "Do whatever you want to do, I am not the one to get scared. My way is the Gandhian way," he said.

The student leader wanted to know at whose behest they are resorting to such acts.

Meanwhile, Kanhaiya, who was released from jail after being booked for sedition arrived in Hyderabad on Wednesday, Mar 23 to participate in a protest against Rohith Vemula's suicide.

Speaking to people here Kumar said that there were many similarities between JNU and Hyderabad Central University when it came to targeting students and teachers.

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Kumar, who came with Rohith's mother and brother to express solidarity with the students, was greeted with slogans for and against him at the gate after the University issued a notification banning entry of outsiders including political parties, media and other social/student groups besides police keeping a strict security at the main gate preventing non-students from entering.


(With agency inputs)

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