Classes remain suspended in CUK Nowgam campuses to prevent protests

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Srinagar: Classes remained suspended on Thursday in Central University Kashmir (CUK) Nowgam, where students are demanding release of their two varsity mates arrested by security forces for their alleged links with militants.

However, the Ganderbal campuses of the varsity is functioning normally.

The Central University of Kashmir Teachers Association (CUKTA) has also demanded release of detained student.
A spokesman for the CUK said classes in Nowgam Ist and third campuses remained suspended. There will be no classes tomorrow also, he said.

Though no reason for suspension of classes was given, the measure has been taken to prevent protests by students who are demanding release of their two varsity mates arrested last week.

The students of Nowgam campuses held a protest demonstration at Press Enclave near here demanding release of two varsity students on November 12. Describing them as innocent, the protesting students alleged that they are being framed in false charges as militants.

The students on November 11 disrupted traffic on bypass demanding the release of arrested students.
Security forces have arrested two students of political science department, Suhail Ahmad from Shopian in south Kashmir and Ismail from Baramulla last week. (UNI)

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