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Video: Kanhaiya responds to Ludhiana girl Jhanvi’s debate challenge

Days after he was challenged to an ‘open debate on freedom of expression’ by 15-year-old Jhanvi Behal from Ludhiana, JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar has finally spoken about it.

punjab Updated: Mar 12, 2016 14:12 IST

Days after he was challenged to an ‘open debate on freedom of expression’ by 15-year-old Jhanvi Behal from Ludhiana, JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar has finally spoken about it.

In a video available online, Kanhaiya has wished that Behal achieves so much in life that she gets an opportunity to debate with US presidential candidates in future.

Skip to 1:48 to hear Kanhaiya respond to Jhanvi Behal’s challenge:

A student of Class 10 in DAV Public School, Ludhiana, Jhanvi had also advised Kanhaiya to think before making such statements and to avoid using “abusive language” against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Jhanvi is an active member of non-goverment organisation Raksha Jyoti Foundation.

Video: Watch 15-yr-old Ludhiana activist challenge Kanhaiya Kumar

In an interview to Hindustan Times, Jhanvi had said, “What has happened on the JNU campus in the name of freedom of expression is not tolerable for any Indian. The students were raising anti-India slogans, when armymen were sacrificing their lives fighting against Pakistan-sponsored terrorists.”