LSR Student Gurmehar Kaur Features In Time Magazine’s List Of Next Generation Leaders For 2017

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Gurmehar Kaur,the Lady Shri Ram College For Women student has been featured in Time Magazine’s List of ‘Next Generation Leaders’ for the year 2017.The magazine called her a ‚Äúfree speech warrior‚Äù. Gurmehar’s father was an Army man and was killed during the Kargil war,she protested against ABVP earlier this year for triggering¬†violence¬†at Ramjas College.

Kaur showed her support for the students against ABVP after what happened at Ramjas College in February went viral.The right wing supporters started sharing a 2016 video of Gurmehar where she was holding a placard mentioning ‚ÄúPakistan did not kill my dad,war killed him.”

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She also received rape and death threats for raising her voice and standing against the ABVP’s stand on Ramjas fiasco.

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Shivam Malhotra
A social media enthusiast who is in love with this digital world! Wrote the first article for DU Express in May 2016.

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