"My name is Umar Khalid and I am not a terrorist"

| Monday, February 22, 2016 - 12:35
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Umar Khalid

New Delhi:  Umar Khalid, one of the six students accused of raising anti-national slogans at the JNU on February 9, late on Sunday said he was "not a terrorist", adding the BJP government "needed an excuse to target the campus".
"My name is Umar Khalid and I'm not a terrorist," Khalid, who fled the campus after the matter became serious, said, condemning the media trial that branded him a terrorist.
"The attack (on the university) is not because of the program which was organised on Feburary 9, but because the government needs an excuse to attack us," Umar Khalid said, addressing students in front of the admin bloc at the campus. 
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Umar Khalid, along with four other accused, Anant Prakash Narayan, Ashutosh Kumar, Rama Naga, Anirban Bhattacharya, returned back to the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus late on Sunday.
"The media, all this while, presented a lot of things about me. The media trial, this propaganda... I know what my family is going through," he said. 
He also refuted the media reports that he made 800 calls to 'Gulf or Kashmir' a few days before the program was organised. 
JNU has been on the boil over the arrest of its students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar on sedition charges after some students organised a meet to mark the anniversaries of executions of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front co-founder Maqbool Bhat. Anti-India slogans were raised at the gathering.

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Umar Khalid

Why every on against Umar Khalid before getting any proof of anti nationalist activity. if he is really did any crime than we will not support him but prove this first!

If these so called students

If these so called students are patriots why did they talk support and sympathise parliament attackers ?

My name is Omar Khalid

Probably, this chap Omar Khalid may deny his parents name also. Every alternate day Indian soldiers are loosing life to Kashmirism ( an apt name for Terrorism) and grief of parents & spouse is heart bleeding. Whereas, these JNU so called students and terror leader Omar Khalid "glorifies" terrorist and supported by how ever minuscule % of so called Indians, under freedom of expression or other garb. Blood boils, when this BB Omar takes cover under religion " I'm targeted, because i'm a Muslim"!! Nothing wrong in executing these sort of people and their supporter from any segment, even for "murmuring " to fragment India and challenge anything about "Nationalism", Whether they are Muslim, Hindu or Christians. India's independence got NOT by blood of few, as said in "distorted history". So, its nothing wrong to shed some more blood, to put to rest once and for all, these kind of unpatriotic thoughts & people.

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