KU students protest Jamaat ban, demand revocation

Srinagar: Kashmir University students on Wednesday held a strong protest demonstration  against the ban on Jamaat-E-Islami in Jammu and Kashmir.

With Placards and banners in their hands, students marched inside the campus from History to Humanities block and also chanted slogans denouncing the ban on Jamaat.

While talking to the local media, a student of the university said that the protest later dispersed peacefully at the Humanities block.

Last month, Government of India imposed a ban on Jama’at for five years for “unlawful association” of having the potential to disrupt the unity and integrity of the country.

Hundreds of Jamaat leaders have been arrested by the state police during raids at their residences including its Ameer Dr Abdul Hameed Fayaz.
The students have sought immediate revocation of the ban on Jama’at.

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