Srinagar: Students clashed with government forces in several places in Kashmir valley Monday during protests against the “highhandedness” of forces at a college in Pulwama in south Kashmir.
The students also boycotted classes.
The protesting students, mostly from degree colleges across the valley and some universities, tried to take out rallies but were stopped by police, leading to clashes, police officials said.
The clashes led to disruption in normal activities in various places including Lal Chowk, the nerve centre of the city, the officials said.
Various student groups had called for protests today against the “brutality” perpetrated by forces on students of Degree College Pulwama in south Kashmir on Saturday, leaving 54 students injured.
Protests were going on in various colleges in the valley including in Ganderbal, Baramulla, Shopian and Pulwama districts, the officials said.
They said the clashes left many, including forces personnel, injured.
“We are compiling the details of the injured,” an official said. (Agencies)