After receiving threats of violence and rape and facing trolling online, Lady Shri Ram College student and daughter of a Kargil martyr Gurmehar Kaur has reportedly left Delhi, even after withdrawing from the social media campaign that triggered the threats and trolling.
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Frustrated by spamming, Kaur designated a friend to respond on her behalf, who announced that she was ‘really scared’ and had left Delhi.
It’s a request, please leave me alone. Stop spamming my wall and phone. Any question abt my decision tweet to @Voice_Of_Ram
— Gurmehar Kaur (@mehartweets) February 28, 2017
Just spoke to @mehartweets she is really scared. She’s leaving delhi for now. It’s sad we have become this country. Really really sad.
— Ram Subramanian (@Voice_Of_Ram) February 28, 2017
Gurmehar Kaur had launched a social media campaign against ABVP after a protest at Ramjas College had turned violent.
Her campaign #StudentsAgainstABVP went viral and she began receiving threats of rape and violence, while her statements were also taken on in a political vein, even celebs including Virender Sewag trolled Kaur on twitter.