KU students protest against Jama’at ban


The students of University of Kashmir (KU) on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration inside the varsity campus to protest against the government ban on Jama’at-e-Islami outfit.

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Scores of the students’ from various departments took out a rally inside the campus and staged a protest to condemn the ban on the outfit. While shouting slogans the students sought the ban to be removed immediately.

Earlier, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) banned Jamat-e-Islami for the next five years. The decision came almost a fortnight after the more than 250 of its activists including the entire leadership were rounded up.

Reports appearing in the media said the central government has declared the over seventy years old party as an “unlawful association” having the potential to disrupt the unity and integrity of the country.


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