Safety of Kashmiri students: Nodal officers appointed in States

Every States and Union Territories have appointed nodal police officers to resolve problems of Kashmiri students who are being aimed in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, officials said on February 23.

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has also asked all States to ensure the security of Kashmiris who were reportedly fired up in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Jammu city in the last few days.

In its advisory sent on February 22 night, the MHA has conveyed to the State governments and Union Territory administrations to take all required steps to prevent any act of assault, threat, intimidation, social boycott etc., against Kashmiris as well as minorities in accordance with the order of the Supreme Court.