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Kanhaiya Kumar’s ‘azadi’ speech gets people to demand ‘azadi’ from daily-life problems

The word 'azadi' has gained firm ground in public discourse and has almost become a movement.

By: Express Web Desk |
Updated: March 4, 2016 1:19:50 pm
Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal

The word ‘azadi’ has gained firm ground in public discourse and has almost become a movement after JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar’s fiery speech before his arrest on February 12 and after his release on March 3. Soon after his release Thursday, he delivered a powerful speech which has now come to be known as ‘azadi’ speech. He threw some very catchy and hard-hitting one-liners, ‘We want azadi within India, not from India’ being one.

While the hashtag #Azaadi has been trending on and off since the last month with Twitterati floating opinion on casteism, feudalism, communalism, here are people demanding ‘azadi’ from real-life problems.

Okay, that’s serious but legit?

They got a little carried away…

Like totally!


This one watches a lot of TV

Third world problems!

And there were few who ready to take away all sorts of ‘azadi’ people were demanding

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