Hindustani Bhau Arrested in Mumbai for Instigating Students, Who is Hindustani Bhau?
In a video, YouTuber Hindustani Bhau urged students to gather in the Dharavi area near the home of Maharashtra education minister Varsha Gaikwad.
NEW DELHI: Vikas Fhatak aka Hindustani Bhau was arrested by the Dharavi Police in Mumbai in connection with a student protest in Dharavi on Monday over their demand for online exams for classes 10 and 12 in light of the epidemic.
In the midst of the pandemic, students protested in Mumbai and Nagpur on Monday, demanding online exams. Following the protests, it was revealed that YouTuber Hindustani Bhau had invited students to gather in the Dharavi region near Maharashtra education minister Varsha Gaikwad's residence in a video. On Monday, police announced they will take action against the YouTuber, who was apparently present at the students' demonstration.
The student protest on Monday resulted in police baton charges. Two buses were damaged by disgruntled students in Nagpur, according to police. Hindustani Bhau had asked students to join the protest through his social media accounts.
"Anyone responsible for provoking students will face legal punishment," Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Zone V, Pranay Ashok stated in response to a question.
Many people perished as a result of Covid throughout these two years. Families are still reeling from the trauma. And now the new Omicron drama has begun. What exactly is this? People are being urged to stay home by the government. Why do they give students offline exams?" Hindustani Bhau said in a YouTube video titled 'Exams cancel Karo.' 'bacho ke jaan ke sath mt khelo warna hoga fir se andolan.' Until Tuesday, the video has received over 2.77 lakh views. It was published on the 24th of January.
Vikas Fhatak, a Khar resident, went by the handle of Hindustani Bhau on social media, and his technique of sitting in a car and making insulting videos earned him both fame and outrage. Fhatak, a former crime reporter for a Thane-based local daily, has about 3 million followers on social media profiles linked to him, as well as several on other social media sites such as YouTube, where he originally gained notoriety. He also participated in Bigg Boss 2019 season.