Exam in Lock-up- Edu Minister's 'Incurable Morbidity': Hurriyat

SRINAGAR: Describing to the statement of the Minister of Education, Naeem Akhtar to conduct examination of the detained students as ‘shocking’, Hurriyat (G) Thursday said ‘Kashmir would be the only place in the world to convert police barracks and interrogation centres into examination venues’.

“Our so-called education minister is too much educated that without using his mental acumen can go to any extent to gratify his individual ego or dictate of their masters,” a statement issued by the Hurriyat Conference said.

“It would have been better for the ministry to shift the whole education system including schools and students to these police stations and if feasible along with their parents so that they could educate our new generation without the fear of disturbance and safety,” the statement said.

“Conducting exams in police stations is something strange, unjustified and impracticable which shows the height of irresponsibly and callousness on the part of so-called educated henchmen,” the statement read. “In case this puppet government is sincere and concerned with the education and future of our kids, they should release them, withdraw the cases against them, stop the police vigil and gaze on them and give them preparatory time so that they can prove their worth in exams—but expecting anything constructive from the leased psyche is next to impossible.”

The Hurriyat Conference said that “mortgaged” minds and “sold out” souls can yield “only such illogical affirmation” which even a low thinking soul can hardly help himself making a joke of it.

“9000 youth, mostly students are arrested, 5500 are wanted and 2300 FIRs have already been lodged which has put the whole valley out of gears for the last about four months,” the statement said.

Hurriyat said that even the people holding the ministerial portfolios, with all their protecting guns and bulletproof vehicles can hardly dare to roam freely on the roads, turned into the killing fields by these armed forces, how can a common man oppressed, suppressed, unarmed, weak and frightened can send their loved ones out on these killer roads in the name of education and examination.

“This irrational and foolish vocalization is nothing but a deep rooted incurable morbidity, which can’t see the ground realities, can’t hear the just voices and can’t assess the happenings in surroundings,” the statement said. “They only stick to their unjustified rhetoric of ‘normalcy’ as their masters in Delhi parrot Atoot Ang.”

Notably, Education Minister Naeem Akhtar had written an open letter to Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani regarding the education of students.

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