Citizenship Act Protests: Kashmiri Parents Worried About Their Wards

Policemen stand guard near Jamia Millia Islamia following the protests against Citizenship Amendment Act, in New Delhi on Sunday I PTI Photo

SRINAGAR – Parents whose wards are studying in different Universities of India are worried over their security following widespread and violent protests over the citizenship Act.

Different Universities including Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Milia University witnessed violent protest against Citizenship Act. These Universities have been closed while the parents said that they were informed by the loved ones that they are being forced to leave the varsities.

A couple of parents said that their wards studying at different Universities have informed them that police have forced them to leave the hostels and they are being asked to leave for Kashmir.

“We are worried about the safety and security of our children. They don’t know where to stay besides hostels,” he said.

They appealed authorities to take care of Kashmiri students studying in these Universities.

Several people have been killed so for against the Citizenship Act that was recently passed by both houses of Indian Parliament. (KNT)

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