India Home Minister appeals to all states to ensure safety of Kashmiris

India Home Minister appeals to all states to ensure safety of Kashmiris

In the wake of an incident where Kashmiri students at Mewar University were allegedly called "stone-pelters" by locals, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday urged all states to ensure safety of all Kashmiris.

Dubbing the incidents as "unfortunate" the Home Minister said he had come to know that Kashmiris were subjected to "misbehaviour" in some places.

Quoting sources the report said that the Army invited Oman's Defence General Secretary Mohammed Bin Naseer to visit the Northern Command in Kashmir recently.

As per a statement, the party has expressed serious concern over the alleged harassment faced by the Kashmiri students studying outside the state, and demanded swift action into this incident to punish the guilty. "We approached the police, but no action has been taken against the locals", said Tawfeef Ahmad, one of the students assaulted in the scuffle.

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On Thursday, a right-wing group called Uttar Pradesh Nav Nirman Sena put up billboards against "Kashmiris who pelt stones" at jawans, reported Hindustan Times.

"The Kashmiri youth also contribute to the progress of India". They are like any other Indian. I appeal to all the youth to consider them as their brothers.

On Wednesday, six Kashmiri students at the Mewar University of Chittorgarh were allegedly thrashed by a group of local people stated the police added that the trigger was not known. They are citizens of our country and part of our family. As per reports, Kashmir students were harassed and beaten in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

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