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Action against Kashmiri students sparks protests

March 7, 2014 | Misc. | Share:

Srinagar, March 07, 2014 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, protest demonstrations were held in several areas of the territory against the callous attitude of Indian authorities towards the Kashmiri students Inside India, particularly after the Pakistan’s victory against India in Asia Cup on Sunday.

The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, addressing Juma congregation at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, today, said that the action against the Kashmiri students in Uttar Pradesh had exposed the hollow claims of India to be the biggest democracy in the world.

APHC leaders, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Mushtaq-ul-Islam, Shabbir Ahmad Dar and Muhammad Yousuf Naqash addressing a rally at Hajan in Bandipora said that Kashmiris would remain insecure as long as India’s illegal military occupation over Jammu and Kashmir continued. Slogans against India and in favour of Pakistan and freedom were raised on the occasion.

On the other hand, police arrested JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik along with dozens of his party activists including Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Shoukat Ahmad Bakshi, Sheikh Abdur Rasheed and Javed Ahmad Zargar at Budshah Chowk in Srinagar, today. The arrests were made to prevent a march from Maisuma to Lal Chowk against the ouster of Kashmiri students from a university in Uttar Pradesh.

The students of Kashmir University, today, defying restrictions imposed by the authorities staged a protest rally in the campus to express solidarity with the ousted students.

Hurriyet leaders, Maulana Abbas Ansari, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, Aasiya Andrabi, Yasmeen Raja, Zamruda Habib, Firdous Ahmad Shah, Zafar Akbar Butt, Syed Bashir Andrabi, Ghulam Nabi War, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Mehmood Ahmad Saghar, Pervez Imroz, Khurram Pervez and members of High Court Bar Association, Bashir Siddique and Dr Sheikh Showkat Hussain in their addresses and statements said that there was no legal justification for the action against the students.

Meanwhile, the authorities placed the ailing veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani and APHC leader, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza under house arrest in Srinagar to prevent them from addressing rallies and protest demonstrations.

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