Controversial India Today journalist Rahul Kanwal who is accused of passing off a JNUSU activist as a ABVP member has come under intense social media scrutiny over his reporting.
After deciding to brazen out in the defence of his story, a social media user shared a clip of him being taken to the cleaners by actor Salman Khan in 2014 after the former tried to corner him over attending Gujarat kite festival along with the then chief minister Narendra Modi.
In the first clip, Kanwal can be seen repeating the 2002 post-Godhra riots narrative against chief minister Modi but Salman Khan was in no mood to play along and pointed out the clean chits given to chief minister Modi by the courts and CBI in this matter.
Later, throughout the clip one can see Salman Khan countering claims of critics and Kanwal in response agreeing with his arguments.
In the second clip, one can see Salman Khan openly ridiculing Kanwal and his reporting at the end of the interview by sarcastically saying that he is considering applying for a press card so that he too can begin spouting nonsense.