Over 1,000 Non-Kashmiri Students Leave NIT Srinagar Campus
Students of Jammu University holding a protest rally over the NIT Srinagar issue in Jammu on Monday. (Photo: PTI)
Students of Jammu University holding a protest rally over the NIT Srinagar issue in Jammu on Monday. (Photo: PTI)

Over 1,000 Non-Kashmiri Students Leave NIT Srinagar Campus

After days of tension between local and outstation students, more than 1,000 non-Kashmiri students have left the National Institute of Technology in Srinagar.The Hindustan Times reported that around 600 students left campus on Monday, and another 500 plan to leave on Tuesday.

Exams were scheduled for Monday but Union HRD minister Smriti Irani has assured students that they can take the tests after the holidays, possibly by the third week of April.

We feel suffocated here as we are not allowed to go outside or talk to media. We want to get out of campus and do not want to risk our lives to continue with studies.
Srikant Rajwar, third-year electronics student, NIT Srinagar

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