Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday saidthe cautioning of Kashmiri students from taking admission in colleges inPakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) was an "unreasonable diktat"
In a statement, the Mirwaiz said that the government shouldnot play politics with the career of Kashmiri students.
"Those in power should not play politics with the career ofKashmiri students and take back this unreasonable diktat," Mirwaiz said.
He said that the decision is unfortunate and politicisationof education violates the fundamental right of students to seek educationanywhere on the globe.
"The decision has put the career of those studying in Pak injeopardy and uncertainty," Mirwaiz said.
He said the Kashmiri students, like students worldwide, haveevery right to study anywhere they choose.
"Barring students from seeking admission in educationalinstitutions of Pakistan administered Kashmir which is part of entire J&K,of which they are state subjects, makes no sense," Mirwaiz said.
Mirwaiz said after suspension of cross LoC trade, that hasgreatly affected the traders and those associated with it and the economy, thisis another "regressive move" adversely affecting the students of the state thistime.