AMU row: Kashmir’s AMU alumni planning to hit Srinagar streets

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Srinagar

Kashmir Aligs, the association of AMU Alumni hailing from the state of Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday warned of statewide protests if sedition case against Kashmiri students were not dropped.

Kashmir Aligs in a statement issued today demanded the withdrawal of sedition and other charges levelled against these students by the UP Police.

“Further, the association demands the immediate withdrawal of suspension order of some students,” read the statement.

They said AMU Aligarh has been Alma Mater to a huge number of people from the state of Jammu and Kashmir in the past also and presently there are about 1500 students enrolled in the various courses at the University.

The association stated that if these demands are not fulfilled by the UP and the Central Govt., then the Kashmir Aligs group would call for statewide protests in solidarity with the Kashmiri students at AMU, Aligarh.

“As of now the Kashmir Aligs would hold a peaceful sit-in protest at Pratap Park, Srinagar on October 17, 2018, at 3:00 pm,” Kashmir Aligs in a statement said.

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