NEW DELHI: A woman Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable erupted a controversy after an incendiary speech of her went viral on social media platforms.
The speech was made in the NHRC CAPF debate competition 2019 which was organised by the ITBP under the aegis of the National Human Rights Commission in BPR & D on 27.09.2019m.
In the video that has gone viral, the female personnel — Khushboo Chauhan was speaking on “Terrorism and Militancy” in India.
During her speech constable Chauhan also mentioned the controversial protest of 2016 in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru after which many former students faced sedition charges.
“As a daughter of India and a member of the armed forces, I declare that we will enter houses and kill from where people like Afzal come. We won’t let wombs flourish from which people like Azfal emerge.” Chauhan said.
Referring to former JNU student activist, she said that people should pierced the Tricolour through Kanhaiya’s chest.
The speech divided the social media community, some praising it and some condemning the speech.
CRPF Issuse Statement
After a controversy erupted over the speech, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Saturday said the woman constable should have avoided a few words while speaking in the debate.
“She is speaking against the motion in a debate competition organised by the NHRC. We in CRPF respect human rights unconditionally. She was asked to speak against the motion and has delivered a speech with brilliance but some portion should have been avoided. She has been suitably advised. We appreciate the respect and concern for CRPF,” said M Dinakaran, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) and CRPF spokesperson.