SRINAGAR | MAY 09 : Students from SP higher secondary and Women’s College today assembled near Maulana Azad road in Lalchowk Srinagar Tuesdaymorning and pelted stones on passing government vehicles.
The stone pelting affected the vehicular movement on the Maulana Azad road for sometime. The stone throwing students also clashes with the security forces that arrived at the spot. However, the stone pelting students were quickly responded by the police by chasing away.
Latter the students again arrived at the Maulana Azad road around 4pm and start pelting stone on security forces deployed. The dig don battle between the students and security forces lasted for more than an hour. The clashes affected the movement of vehicles on the busiest road. Police resort to tear gas shelling and cane charges to disperse the agitated students.
Pertinently, Students are protesting and clashing with security forces since a contingent of forces allegedly entered Pulwama Degree College on April 12, which resulted in massive clashes besides injuries to dozens of students.
Meanwhile Inspector General of Police, Syed Mujtaba Geelani appeals parents to restrict their children from indulging into stone pelting. He said police is showing restrain while dealing with the protesting students. He quickly adds that wherever it requires police will act tough. (PTK)
2015 Kashmir Despatch