Srinagar, Oct 25: In Indian-administrated Kashmir, Students at the University of Kashmir— valley’s highest seat of learning— Friday held a protest demonstration days ahead of October 27— the day Indian army landed in Kashmir in 1947.
Dozens of students held an anti-India and pro-freedom protests after the congregation prayer in the campus.
According to Witnesses soon after the prayers, students assembled outside the university Mosque and started protests. The students shouted pro-freedom, pro-Islam and anti-India slogans.
The protesters were holding a black flag with the Kalima inscribed on it and placards with freedom slogans.
The protesters, amid slogans, started a march towards Sir Syed Gate, witnesses added. However the protesters weren’t allowed to move ahead by the authorities.
The protesters were also holding a banner and placards which read: “27th – Black Day A day of Occupation, Aggression, and Occupation of Jammu and Kashmir by India”.
One of the protesters told Kashmir Dispatch that authorities didn’t allowed them to move ahead. “The proctor didn’t allow us to march. We were only allowed up to Allama Iqbal Library,” he said, on condition of anonymity.
The protest was organized by the banned ‘Kashmir University Students Union’.