Pakistani Flag Hoisted in Kashmir University
By Fayaz Wani
Srinagar, Aug 13: The situation in Kashmir took a new turn Wednesday evening, when the students of Kashmir University, highest seat of learning in Kashmir, hoisted a Pakistani flag on main gate of the campus.
The locals of Hazratbal, some 12 kms from the summer capital Srinagar, said that hundreds of students of Kashmir University came out on roads on Wednesday evening. Raising pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans, the university students hoisted the Pakistani flag on the main gate of the university. They also removed the "Gandhi Bhavan" board in the campus and raised pro-freedom slogans. The board has been named after the Indian father of nation, Mahatama Gandhi.
The Pakistani flag was also hoisted on the office of Vice Chancellor's Secretariat. The Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University, Prof Riyaz Punjabi is the Indian track-II diplomat.
The students have virtually taken over the control of the University, which is the highest seat of learning. Thousands of students are studying in the university.
One of the university students was told over phone that the university is witnessing a total revolution with students virtually in control of the University.
Fayaz Wani reports on life in Srinagar, Kashmir.
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