NIT Srinagar hit by protests as student groups clash over India-WI T20 match

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Students block a road to protest against police action against students of National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Srinagar. AP

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The students were protesting against Kashmiri students celebrating India's loss to the West Indies in the semi final of the T20 World Cup. AP

 

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A security personnel guards the entrance to the National Institute of Technology (NIT), in Srinagar. AP

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Police and CRPF personnel were deployed at the institute following tensions at the campus. PTI

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A teacher who tried to intervene was also injured while a delivery boy of a courier company suffered damage to his arm. IBNLive

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Both HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Home Minister Rajnath Singh have made statements on the crisis, saying that the situation is under control. IBNLive


Updated Date: Apr 07, 2016 16:33 PM

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