Sehrai condemns chargsheet against Kashmiri students in JNU row
Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, has strongly denounced the sedition charges and filing a charge sheet against the seven Kashmiri JNU students by the Delhi Police and demanded immediate withdrawal of all charges.
A press release issued here said that the Kashmiri students including Aqeeb Hussain, Mujeeb Hussain, Muneeb Hussain,Umair Gul, Rayees Rasool, Khalid Bashir, Basharat Ali were being harassed at the behest of ‘communal forces’, the press release said adding that such acts would have strong repercussions and must be condemned in strongest words..
“The persecution and serious intimidation of Kashmiris in the name of so-called Indian national interest deprive them from seeking education can only be termed as worst dictatorship and is in every respect condemnable act. This incident is not an isolated event against Kashmiris as in the past, similar incidents have happened in various states of the India which forced them to leave the studies incomplete and return home,” Sehrai was quoted as saying by the press release.
He termed it as ‘hate campaign’ which, he said, was unleashed on Kashmiris outside the state and has patronage of ruling govt. “The crackdown on youth and student activists as they are arrested right left and centre and slapping with draconian laws exposed the Indian democracy badly,” Sehrai has said while adding that people of Kashmir stand behind their new generation and students and reject these acts of persecution by Indian state. Sehrai also appealed the international community to intervene and ask India to refrain from this bullying.