Srinagar: The government on Tuesday suspended classes in all educational institutions across Kashmir while two universities postponed their examinations on Wednesday in the wake of protests following the killing of two LeT militants and a civilian in Pulwama.
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, said that all schools, colleges and universities will remain closed on Wednesday. Khan issued the order as a “precautionary measure” in view of the emerging situation.
Islamic University of Science and Technology and University of Kashmir have issued statements that examinations scheduled for August 2 have been postponed.
“In view of concerns expressed by students vis-a-vis transportation Kashmir University examinations scheduled on August 2, 2017(Wednesday) have been postponed,” a spokesperson of the university said. “Fresh dates for the deferred examinations shall be notified separately, later.”
IUST spokesperson said that the university has decided to postpone all the examinations scheduled for Wednesday, August 2, due to the prevailing situation.
Clashes broke out in many parts of the Kashmir following the killing of two LeT militants in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district Tuesday morning.
A civilian was killed and several others injured as forces opened fire on protestors near the encounter site where two militants were killed.