NIT Closes Campus Shops For Indo-Pak Match

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SRINAGAR — Authorities at National Institute of Technology Hazratbal Srinagar on Wednesday ordered closure of all shops on the campus in view of the Indo-Pak Asia cup cricket match played at Dubai.

“In view of Indo-Pak cricket match scheduled today, all shopkeepers of the NIT campus are hereby directed to close their shops from 4:00 pm to midnight as a precautionary measure to avoid untoward incident,” reads a notification issued by the Ex-Engineer P&D wing of NIT Hazratbal here. The match started at 5 p.m. 

An official said the decision was taken to avoid any tension between local and non-local students who would otherwise watch the match at these shops in the.

Last year, local and non-local students clashed during the Indo-Pak cricket match. The clash prompted NIT authorities to suspend class work for several days.


Observer News Service

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