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NIMS University suspends 4 Kashmiri girl students for celebrating terror attack on CRPF convoy

The girls who hail from Kashmir were pursuing BSc and B.Pharma in the university. The matter was brought to the notice of the university administration by other students.

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February 17, 2019, 10:45 am


Markets remained closed in Jaipur and people held rallies to pay tribute to martyrs.

Jaipur: NIMS University on Saturday suspended four girl students for anti-national sloganeering and celebrating terror attack on CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 40 jawans. The girls who hail from Kashmir were pursuing BSc and B.Pharma in the university. The matter was brought to the notice of the university administration by other students.

According to the reports, the girls from were celebrating in the university hostel on Friday night after the attack on CRPF convoy. When other girls in the hostel saw them, they protested. Both groups started a fight.

When the matter came to the knowledge of other students on Saturday morning, they gathered outside the admin block and demanded a strict action against the Kashmiri girls.

The university administration suspended the students.

In another similar incident, the education department suspended a government school principal for alleged derogatory remarks against CRPF jawans who were martyred in the attack. The incident took place at the government senior secondary school in Kundi village of the district.  The principal Mohammed Iqram Ajmeri alleged made derogatory comments during the morning prayers. When the villagers came to know about this, they blocked Pratapgarh- Mandsor Road.

The bodies of five CRPF jawans killed in Pulwama terror attack reached their native villages of Rajasthan on Saturday. Thousands of people attended the last rites of the martyrs at Kota, Bharatpur, Jaipur, Dholpur and Rajsamand to pay homage to the martyrs. They held flags in hands and shouted ‘Hindustan zindabad’ slogans while their coffins arrived.

People gathered at Kota Shaheed Smarak on Saturday morning while the coffin of martyr Hemraj Meena arrived at 11 am. The body of the jawan was taken to his native town Sangod. Markets, schools, colleges, and offices remained close in Kota.

Hemraj Meena had been in service for the last 18 years. Hemraj had four children including two daughters Teena (17) and Reena (15) and two sons Ajay (13) and Sharashb (6).

The coffin of martyr soldier Jeetram Gurjar arrived at his native village Sundarawali in Bharatpur on Friday night. Union minister Arjun Meghwal paid homage to the martyr during his funeral at Sundarawali.

30-year-old Jeetram Gurjar had two daughters. His wife Sundari Devi, father Radheshyam Gurjar, Mother Gopi Devi and brother Vikram Singh were inconsolable. Jeetram was the only bread earner for the family. He joined CRPF in 2010 and returned to his duty in Jammu on February 12 after completing his holidays.

The body of CRPF personnel Rohitash Lamba was also brought to his home in Govindpura in Jaipur around 8:40 am on Saturday. A large number of people reached Govindpura from Jaipur and other places. Many started crying as they saw his two-month-old son during the funeral.

Rohitash Lamba (27) had joined the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) two years ago. He had come to his native village Govindpura in Amarsar area of Jaipur district recently and left for Jammu and Kashmir on February 12. He got married nearly a year ago and is survived by his wife and a two-month-old son.

Martyr Bhaghirath Singh’s body reached Jaitpur in Dholpur district.

Bhagirath Singh joined CRPF six years ago and is survived by a one-year-old daughter and three-year-old son.

The body of Martyr Narayan Lal Gurjar reached his home town in Rajsamand on Saturday morning and was taken to his native village by road for the last rites. Several ministers, public representatives and officials were present in the funeral.

Martyr Narayan Lal Gurjar of Rajsamand is survived by his 4-year old son and wife. He has an 11-year-old son and a daughter. His wife Mohini Devi fell unconscious at the sight of her husband’s body.

First published: February 17, 2019