Kumar was associated with Vijnana Bhaarti, an Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh wing involved with Swadeshi Science Movement, before he took over as JNU VC.
People of India have once again demonstrated overwhelmingly that we stand for development and inclusivity.- M. Jagadesh Kumar (@mamidala90) March 11, 2017
"People of India have once again demonstrated overwhelmingly that we stand for development and inclusivity," said the VC in reference to UP Assembly election results.
The twiterrati soon started reacting to his tweet terming it to be "unbecoming" of a person holding a post as a Vice Chancellor in a central university.
"U said , I'm not Sanghi or BJP member, u hv forgotten that ur VC of a University not BJP candidate," tweeted Sunny Dhiman, in response to his tweet. Mr. Dhiman is also a research scholar in JNU.
@mamidala90- sunny wakker dhiman (@sunnywakker) March 11, 2017
U said , I'm not sanghi or bjp member, u hv forgotten that ur VC of a University not Bjp candidate.
Another twitter user said, "And a Vice Chancellor to a central university chimes in!"
"JNU VC cannot control his joy on BJP victory," said a tweet.
JNU VC Tweets for BJP victory.... sir ji Abh Chaliye mandir banayengey pic.twitter.com/JtwqksVWsD- V. Lenin Kumar (@Leninv87) March 11, 2017
V Lenin Kumar, student activist and former president of JNU Students Union (JNUSU) said, "JNU VC Tweets for BJP victory.... sir ji Abh Chaliye mandir banayengey".
"It is highly unbecoming of person holding the top post in a Central University to reveal his affiliation in this manner," another tweet said.
JNU Teachers Association president reacted to the post with this in her Facebook post:
Meanwhile some posted in support of Mr. Kumar.
@mamidala90 You have rightly said Sir. It is the strong reply by the people of india to all those who tries to demine the india & modi ji.- Rakesh Sharma (@ra_nunu) March 11, 2017
(With Inputs from PTI)
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