Tahlka News Bureau
New Delhi: Schools and colleges resumed in the Kashmir valley today after a week where a high-handedness of security forces against the students of Degree College Pulwama clashes on April 15.The teaching work resumed in the colleges this morning, officials said.
Students of many of these institutions held protests demonstrations on Monday and clashed with the security forces, leaving several dozen students injured. Following the clashes, the Divisional Administration had issued orders for closure of Kashmir University, all colleges and higher secondary schools across the Valley for a day on Tuesday. The suspension of teaching work in the colleges was then extended first by a day, then two days and then by another day on the weekend as a precautionary measure.
Meanwhile, the class work had resumed in Kashmir University and higher secondary schools on Wednesday. During a review meeting on Friday, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Khan asked principals of various colleges to ensure peaceful atmosphere in their institutions and prevent entry of outsiders. He directed the principals to adopt proactive approach in dealing with any untoward incident on campuses.