Mohali: College expels student for ‘attack’ on Kashmiri peer

Mohammed Yasin Ganaie, of the Indo Global College of Engineering, suffered minor injuries after he was attacked by a group on Monday evening.

Written by Adil Akhzer | Chandigarh | Published:October 27, 2016 8:25 am

A private engineering college in Mohali expelled a student on Tuesday for allegedly attacking a Kashmiri student. Mohammed Yasin Ganaie, of the Indo Global College of Engineering, suffered minor injuries after he was attacked by a group on Monday evening. “The student who has been expelled was among those who attacked me with swords and iron rods,” he said. Confirming the expulsion of a Haryana student, college principal Promila Kaushal termed the incident as “minor scuffle” and said action was initiated to prevent such incidents in future.

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There are around 100 students from Kashmir at the college. Most are enrolled through Prime Minister’s Scholarship Programme for J&K.

Another student said the college management assured action, due to which the matter was not reported to the police.