Srinagar, Oct 5: Two former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti have demanded stern action against all those involved in thrashing of Kashmiri students at Sharda University in Greater Noida of Uttar Pradesh.
The Kashmiri students identified as Ahtisham Bilal, son of Bilal Ahmad, a resident of Khanyar in the down town and Ubaid Yaseen, son of Muhammad Yaseen of Chadoora in central Kashmir district of Budgam were thrashed by the local students in the varsity recently, evoking sharp reaction in the valley.
Taking to micro blogging site twitter Vice-President of National Conference Mr Abdullah said, “This requires a proper & impartial investigation. Let the facts be brought out & the guilty persons punished. I hope @rajnathsingh @HMOIndia will direct the UP government & @noidapolice to reassure the students while the investigation proceeds”.
Another senior leader of the NC Tanveer Sadiq in a tweet said” Kashmiri student ruthlessly beaten by a group of students at Sharda University in Greater Noida of Uttar Pradesh. Requesting the Hon HM @rajnathsingh Ji, CM @myogiadityanath Ji & @DrJitendraSingh Ji & @noidapolice to take strict action & ensure safety of Kashmiri students”.
The president of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ms Mufti in a tweet said, “Urge @PMOIndia, myogiadityanath ji and @rajnathsingh ji to take strict action against the culprits and ensure safety of students from J&K”.
PDP youth President, Waheed Ur Rehman Para also condemned the attack on two Kashmiri students who were thrashed by the local students in Sharda University at Greater Noida Delhi. He said such issues further contribute in alienating the Kashmiri youth.
Para has urged Home Minister of India and Delhi Police for action against the accused and further security to the Kashmiri students studying outside.
Taking micro blogging site twitter he said, 'Condemning the thrashing of two Kashmiri students by the local students in Sharda University at GreaterNoida Delhi. Urging @HMOIndia @DelhiPolice for action against the accused and steps to ensure security to the Kashmiri students studying outside J&K.” (UNI)