Intense protests erupted in Kashmir University after hundreds of students assembled near the Convocation Center and oppose the varsity’s decision to hold the 13th J&K Science Congress (2018) function despite Shopian civilian killings.
Though authorities have suspended the class work in the University, however, the students residing in University hostels boarders from Zakura Hostel, M.A hostel and M.A.K hostel assembled outside the convocation complex of the varsity and staged pro-freedom slogans
Students while questioned the varsity decision, saying that time was not good for hosting this function. People are being killed and university is busy in invited guests, want to show everything is normal here.
The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar along with other university officials were present at the University trying to pacify the protesting students.
Meanwhile heavy deployments of JK Police have been made in Kashmir University.