University student takes on student political party with viral online campaign, gets rape threats

A 20-year-old student from Delhi University (DU) has been receiving rape threats on social media, according to reports.

Gurmehar Kaur, a student of Lady Shri Ram College, has been viciously attacked by right-wingers for starting an online campaign against ABVP, the student wing of India's ruling political party, which clashed with students and journalists in a city college on Wednesday.

Kaur took a stand against the issue and came under the face of attack. “I have been getting a lot of threats on social media. I think it is very scary when people threaten you with violence or with rape,” she told a local television station.  Read more...

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