J&K: Students all set to begin school 8 months after Burhan Wani's killing

J&K: Students all set to begin school 8 months after Burhan Wani's killing

Students who suffered for months and were not ale to attend school due to curfew in Kashmir after Burhan Wani's killing are set to return.

Almost eight months after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter causing massive unrest in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the students across the state are all set to return to the school that were shut due to the chaos in the valley.

Burhan Wani along with his two colleagues Sartaj Ahmed and Parvaiz Ahmed were killed in south Kashmir’s Kokernag on July 8. The killings triggered longest-ever agitation that claimed lives of 100 persons and wounded more than 15,000 people. The unrests paralysed the entire state with the government forced to suspend mobile and internet services for a long period of time. A number of wedding ceremonies that were scheduled to be held had to be cancelled or postponed due to the disturbance in the valley.

The demonstrators targetted educational institutions and even went on to burn a number of schools in Kashmir. The High Court who took cognisance of the situation directed the security officials to ensure that the schools are safe from the miscreants. Hundreds of students suffered grave injuries and some of them even are partially blinded due to the use pellet guns by the security officials to disperse the protestors. Kashmir witnessed the longest ever curfew after Hijbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani was shot dead by security personnel in

Kashmir witnessed the longest ever curfew after Hijbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani was shot dead by security personnel in Bumdoora village near Srinagar. There were protests across the state in which police posts and security personnel were attacked. The release of the man, who cannot be named as he was a minor at the time of the offence, has caused widespread protests in Delhi.

At the moment, the students are returnign back to the school after an extremely disturbing year with a hope that the valley is not hit by another disturbing protests during the ongoing year.

 

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