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How fair is it for Shashi Tharoor to compare Bhagat Singh with Kanhaiya Kumar?

Controversy erupted today over Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s remark when he compared JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar, facing sedition charges, with Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh. Tharoor’s comparison drew strong criticism from BJP, which accused the former Union Minister of insulting the freedom fighter. How fair is it for Tharoor to compare Kanhaiya with Bhagat Singh? Watch Question Hour for a debate on the same.

Updated : 21 March 2016, 10:11 PM