Students in Bandipora came out on roads on Monday to stage their protest against the alleged atrocities by the government on the people of Kashmir.
“90 innocent Kashmiri people have been murdered and over 300 have been blinded. Government wants to conduct examination to give an impression that all is well in Kashmir,” said one of the students during the protest. Another said, “We are politically being victimised by the state government and they are using us as a bait to normalise the current unrest.”
The students marched from Jamia Masjid Ajas to Eidgah holding placards, seemed helpless by the killings of the youths in the valley since 2008, they seek justice for the students killed since the unrest started in the valley in 2008. Students issued a warning to the chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and said, “We warn Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Naeem Akhter that until the Kashmir cause is resolved, we will not appear in any exams,” the students said.
Earlier in Bandipora, hometown of education minister a youth named Murtuza was killed and 10 others were injured in the clash between a mob and security forces after the Eid-ul-zoha prayers on Tuesday, September 13.
The time when students were protesting, the district administration held an educational conference with the teachers to ensure hundred percent attendance of students in the coming days.
On the other hand, Deputy Commissioner has asked the teachers to motivate parents to send their children to schools.