Ex-Jawaharlal Nehru University student’s Union President Kanhaiya Kumar‘s father, Jaishankar Singh, passed away on this Friday 4 November 2016.The news was confirmed Prakash Reddy’s Facebook post saying, “Kanhaiya kumar’s father Jayshankar is no more with us. Salute to a dedicated staunch communist and a brave father. Our condolences”.
According to sources, last month, Kanhaiya Kumar’s father Jayshankar was admitted to the hospital in Begusarai in Bihar. It also indicated that Kanhaiya’s father was paralysed and was confined to this room. Kanhaiya Kumar was famous for his disputed with the BJP government in Kashmir and has a lot of support from Jawaharlal Nehru University students.
Kanhaiya Kumar’s Father, Jayshankar Singh Died In Bihar
After Kanhaiya Kumar‘s arrest, his father, Jayshankar, who was a farmer, had said that his son was being mapped out in the case for opposing Hindutva politics.Jayshankar commented that his son has been involved in so many campaigns against the Bharatiya Janta Party of government, be it on fellowships or suicide of a Dalit student in Hyderabad university. He also said that his son is being victimised for his opposition to Hindutva politics.