Nariman Point, Mumbai -
Mumbai- Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has come out in defense of Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur as she was trolled, abused and called an anti-national.
The 20-year-old student Gurmehar Kaur of Delhi University's Lady Sri Ram College, has been in news since the time her campaign opposing ABVP went viral.Within a week, she was tagged from a courageous representative of Indian youth to an anti-national.
In a press conference held at the Yashwantrao Chavan Centre in Nariman Point on Thursday, Sharad Pawar condemned the way Gurmehar was targeted and trolled on Twitter, claiming it went against the tenets of democracy and respect to women.
Sharad Pawar slammed Modi Government by raising voice for Gurmehar. Pawar further said that instead of stopping these issues, the government is stretching the issue. People who are abusing Gurmehar are against women respect and Democracy.