Students are in no mood to relent as protests continued Wednesday leading to police using
force to disperse the protesting students.
Pertinently, authorities had ordered the closure of universities, colleges and higher secondary schools
on Wednesday however, clashes erupted between students and forces again at various places in north
and central Kashmir.
Witnesses said that the students at Palhallan area of Pattan chanting slogans like ‘we want justice’ took
to the streets to protest against alleged thrashing of students by forces in Degree College Pulwama in
The protesting students tried to block Srinagar-Baramulla highway during which forces used teargas
canisters to disperse them, triggering clashes in the area.
Similarly, clashes and protests were also reported from various other areas including Bomai area of
Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, Ajas area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora, Kangan area of
Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.
The students were demanding action against the forces involved in ‘beating and thrashing of students’
in Degree College Pulwama’.