Twitter Plays The Dirty Game By Trolling Teenager Jhanvi Behal Who Challenged Kanhaiya

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Updated on 11 Mar, 2016 at 6:33 pm


Raheel Khursheed, head, news, politics and government at Twitter India, is responsible for tracking and expanding Twitter’s relationships with journalists, editors and political users of Twitter.


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However, he himself has stirred up a controversy by ridiculing a 15-year-old Ludhiana girl Jhanvi Behal who challenged JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar for an open debate on freedom of speech and expression.

He actively participated in mocking Jhanvi Behal:



In the past, he had also posted a derogatory tweet about Navratri festival:


Notably, Khursheed’s appointment in the past had triggered a storm of protest with many activists taking to which bills itself as the world’s largest petition platform, and demanded his removal.


In what appears to be a well-designed campaign against the high-spirited teenager, a lot many Twitter users have started trolling her within few hours to the extent that she was dubbed as an ‘RSS agent.’

Here are some of those tweets:



However, Jahnvi is unfazed by criticim. She said:

“My intention was not to target any individual or criticise a political ideology. I have no hard feelings for Kanhaiya Kumar or anyone. I just wanted to say that schools or educational institutions shouldn’t promote any kind of anti-national activities. Rather than making fun or criticising me, people should understand the actual feelings.”

Then there were some who appreciated Jhanvi:




Behal, a student of Class 10 at DAV Public School in Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar in Ludhiana, has been an active member of an NGO Raksha Jyoti Foundation.

She had also filed a writ with the Punjab and Harayana High Court seeking a ban on circulation of pornographic materials on social media. She had also taken the matter of road blockage of various organizations to court.

On Kanhaiya, she had said: