After threats, two Dehradun colleges say won't admit Kashmiri students anymore

After threats, two Dehradun colleges say won't admit Kashmiri students anymore

According to a report in The Indian Express, the fear and open threats also prompted several Kashmiri students to temporarily leave the city.

At a time when Kashmiris living outside the valley are facing attacks, at least two Dehradun based colleges have said that they will not give new admissions to Kashmiri students.

According to a report in The Indian Express, the fear and open threats also prompted several Kashmiri students to temporarily leave the city.

The report said in an “undertaking” to the students’ union of the Dehradun-based DAV PG College — which, along with members of the ABVP, VHP, and Bajrang Dal, had led the protests outside colleges on Friday —  Dr Aslam Siddiqui, principal of Baba Farid Institute of Technology (BFIT), wrote on Friday, “Students’ Union president, we assure you that if any Kashmiri student is found engaged in any anti-national activity, then the student will be expelled from the institute.”

 “No new Kashmiri student will be admitted in the upcoming session),” the letter further said.