Srinagar: Students of Government Degree College Pulwama Tuesday held powerful protests against what they called ethnic cleaning of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
The students took put a rally raising slogans against Myanmar and in favour of Muslims.
As the protesting students reached near the police station they pelted stones on forces.
Pertinently, nearly 90,000 Rohingya have flooded into Bangladesh in the past 10 days from the strife-torn western Rakhine state after state forces killed hundreds of them.
The impoverished region bordering Bangladesh has been a crucible of communal tensions between Muslims and Buddhists for years, with the Rohingya forced to live under apartheid-like restrictions on movement and citizenship.