Ensure safety of Kashmiri students, they are equal citizens of India: Rajnath Singh to states

Violence against Kashmiris: "Take strict against those perpetrating any sort of violence"

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 21, 2017 2:23 pm
Rajnath Singh, Kashmir unrest, Kashmir protests, kashmiri students, anti kashmir poster, India, Kashmir, Rajasthan protests, Chittorgarh-Mewar University, kashmiri students beaten up, india news, indian express Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Singh today said he has asked all state governments to take strict action against anyone threatening Kashmiri students. (Express Photo)

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday called upon all states to ensure the safety of all Kashmiris anywhere in the country, insisting that they are equal citizens of India. His appeal comes a day after six Kashmiri students studying in Mewar University, Rajasthan were injured following a scuffle with locals at a market in Chittorgarh district. “I appeal to all states, they should ensure safety of all Kashmiris anywhere in country. They are also equal citizens of India.”

Asserting that “Kashmiris are a part of our family”, Singh said all the states have been directed to take strict against those who are indulging in perpetrating any sort of violence against Kashmiri students. “Rajyon ko kaha hai ki koi bhi Kashmiri bacchon ke saath kahin badsalooqi karta hai uspe kadi karyavahi ki jaaye.

Meanwhile, banners calling for boycott of Kashmiris and threatening them to leave Uttar Pradesh had emerged along the Delhi-Dehradun highway in the wake of incidents of stonepelting on security forces in Kashmir.  The Uttar Pradesh Nav Nirman Sena, a little-known outfit, has asked Kashmiris to leave the state by April 30.

With inputs from agencies

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    zeed
    Apr 22, 2017 at 6:40 am
    Fire fighting with a straw by the arsonist in chief.
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      Amin Sheikh
      Apr 22, 2017 at 2:15 am
      What next? Force all Muslims to leave India? Where will the Muslims go to? stan? Bangladesh? No. No. And No. Muslims will carve out a new homeland on India....Nooristan. we will do it peacefully or with civil war. Wake up Hindus...do you want this?
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        Shahid
        Apr 21, 2017 at 9:19 pm
        Your party supportes believe otherwise , sir.
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          undefined
          Apr 22, 2017 at 12:18 am
          Give equal status to Hindus in Kashmir. Any Hindus should able to move in to Kashmir, build houses, live without fear and do businesses etc.
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            zeed
            Apr 22, 2017 at 6:42 am
            Not happening until you define yourself. Not happening until you use a ton of fair and lovely to brighten yourself. Kashmiri Hindus are no longer Kashmiri. Not welcome into this land anymore. It's a one long bye bye for them.
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          Ananth
          Apr 21, 2017 at 7:55 pm
          Rajnathji, please give similar advice to the J&k government and Kashmiris to protect the Army men who are there to protect the country and the public wealth. They are also citizens of India and deserve the same treatment. They are not anyone's enemy. Whatever problem the Kashmiris have let them sort it out with their politicians and their government.
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            Naren
            Apr 21, 2017 at 8:37 pm
            Salute to your comment. This is the example of sheer lack of knowledge and truth asking for advice. It is their govt. in both Center and J&K. And other similar comments are broiling version of this situation
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              Shahid
              Apr 21, 2017 at 9:21 pm
              Well Ananth bro you are an Ananth Aggyani..
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                zeed
                Apr 22, 2017 at 6:45 am
                Hahah. Your army needs a healing touch now?! Is it an army or bhajan mandali group touring the country.
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                  zeed
                  Apr 22, 2017 at 6:47 am
                  Tell your army not to hide among civilians. Mard bano mard. BC Goto borders and do your job. Why do you fear the Chinese. Go serve and protect.
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                  khush
                  Apr 21, 2017 at 7:32 pm
                  will Gulab Chand Katarina, home minister of Rajasthan listen to RajNath singh. He keep saying that law will take it course but police under him does not book culprits under his nose.
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                    HG KETKAR
                    Apr 21, 2017 at 6:23 pm
                    Respected Hon'ble Home Minister Sir, before asking for safety and security of Kashmiri students in other parts of the country, first, it is the duty of Central Government to ensure the life of Indian security personnel, CRPF, Army, BSF, and other security personnel in J&K. These lion hearted security personnel are facing dangerous opposition not only from the extremists, terrorist groups working in J&K, but also from the opposition parties as well as local people.
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                      ashok Kaul
                      Apr 21, 2017 at 5:46 pm
                      Kashmiri Students are not Indian. Kashmiri Brahmins and muslims are ethnically seperate from India or stan. Kashmiri pundits are superior to Indian shudras. India has repeated betra Kashmiri pundits and muslims. Hari om !
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                        zeed
                        Apr 22, 2017 at 6:49 am
                        Jio mere Lal
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                        Vivek
                        Apr 21, 2017 at 5:34 pm
                        But Rajnath Singh Ji Kashmiris do not support your idea of India. Where you dictate their dietary preferences, demand that they shout BMKJ instead of Jai Hind, demand that they sing Vande Mataram as Jana Gana Mana is not enough to prove patriotism. Sangh Parivar and Modi Ji want to promote militant Hindutvaism - waving swords on Rama Navami day, and want all Muslims including Kashmiris to become peace loving like Sufis. Stop this hyprocrisy please Mr Singh
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                          Vivek
                          Apr 21, 2017 at 5:43 pm
                          Moo Main Ram - Bagal Main Churi That is Sangh Parivar reality.
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