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GOV wants Kashmiri students back in their colleges

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Directs constitution of team to review return of students outside the State

Jammu, March 11: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today ordered that a team be constituted to ensure that students from the valley, who had returned home after the Pulwama attack, go back to their respective education institutes across the country.

A communiqué issued from the Raj Bhavan said that Governor has given directions for constituting a team of officers from the Jammu and Kashmir Government which would hold consultations with the managements of the educational institutions of Dehradun, Uttrakhand, besides premier educational institutions in other states where large number of students from Kashmir are studying.

The team will look into various issues like safety of the students, timely completion of courses, matters relating to attendance and missed lectures by the students, the communiqué said.

After reviewing the whole scenario the team will submit a report to Governor about the overall situation including steps being taken to ensure safe return of the students and catching up with scheduled academic calendar of the respective educational institutions, added the communiqué.

It is pertinent to mention that some of the students from Kashmir fearing their safety after the Pulwama attack in February 2019, had returned back to their homes.

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