Protests rock Kashmir University against Jamaat ban, alleged harassment of students

“Varsity authorities have prepared a list of more than two dozen students who are harassed on one pretext or the other”
Protests rock Kashmir University against Jamaat ban, alleged harassment of students

Kashmir University students on Wednesday staged a protestagainst the ban on Jama'at-e-Islami and alleged harassment of their mates bythe varsity administration.

Scores of students boycottedtheir classes and staged a demonstration inside the varsity.

The protesting students were demanding release of all Jama'atmembers who have been arrested during past few weeks across the state.

They also accused the varsityadministration of selective "harassment" of the students without any "soundreasons."

"The varsity authorities haveprepared a list of more than two dozen students who are harassed on one pretextor the other," said a protesting student.

The students were carryingbanners with messages like "ban on Jama'at is a ban on Islam."

The protest was going on whenthis report was filed.

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