Already facing sedition charges, former JNU student's speech has gone viral on the Internet. As per reports, Umar gave a speech in Amaravati on 17 February where he exhorted a largely Muslim audience to come out on streets in huge numbers when Trump arrives in India on 24th.
Umar was among those who raised 'tukde-tukde' slogans inside the university campus in 2016, has been heard making provocative statements saying they will be on the roads when US President Donald Trump will visit India to convey a message that the present government is dividing the nation.
BJP IT head Amit Malviya and leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga shared the video and said the riots were already pre-planned. Malviya wrote, "Umar Khalid, already facing sedition charges, gave a speech in Amaravati on 17Feb, where he exhorted a largely Muslim audience to come out on streets in huge numbers when Trump arrives in India on 24th. Was the violence in Delhi planned weeks in advance by the Tukde Tukde gang?"