He compared the militant commander to Che Guevara – one of the world’s most iconic revolutionaries.
According to ABP News, Khalid’s statement came as a shock to many.
On April 25, he was later rusticated for one semester and fined Rs.20,000.
Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with security forces on Friday. His funeral held on Saturday swa the biggest turnout in J&K in the 26 years of insurgency.
Subsequent mob violence left 10 people dead and more than 200 injured, including 96 security forces personnel.