Srinagar, Nov 17, KDC: J&K Students Association on Thursday condemned the unwarranted and unjustified attack on a Jammu and Kashmir student, identified as Sajid Ahmad, who was severely injured on Wednesday, 16 November, after being hit on the head during cricket match in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh. The attack on the student is a worrying factor for the J&K students studying in the state.
In a Statement National Convenor of Association Nasir Khuehami demanded that the attacker, a second year student of B Tech Electrical, identified as Shobhit Singh should be given the harsh punishment, so that it acts as hindrance for the people who have tendency to commit such gory incidents and intimidating Jammu and Kashmiri students. Though the attacker has been suspended, the association demanded he should be rusticated immediately.
He said that the injured student who is resident of Mendhar Poonch of Jammu and Kashmir is currently admitted in ICU at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College. The matter regarding the gory incident was taken up with SSP Aligarh Kalanidhi Naithani who assured that action be taken against those involved. An FIR 602/2022, under section 504 and 307 of IPC has been registered against the accused and has been suspended by university authorities as well, Khuehami said while Quoting SSP Aligarh and CO Shwetabh Pandey. He thanked SSP Aligarh for his intervention in the matter and arrested the accused student.
Association requested the Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor to take strict action should be taken action against all those found intimidating Jammu and Kashmir students. Khuehami expressed resentment over the increasing harassment of Jammu and Kashmiri in Uttar Pradesh students for some time now. The Association demanded the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should ensure safety and security of Jammu and Kashmiri students studying in the different colleges and Universities of the state. These incidents have increased a sense of insecurity among students from the state, he added.
He urged Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister to take effective measures to prevent such happenings and address the waning sense of security studying in the state and to see that the relationship between J&K Students and others remain cordial. The association also appealed to Jammu and Kashmiri students to continue to live amicably with students from other parts of countries. Association took stock of the overall situation and appealed to the students to avoid any such incident in future. (KDC)