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‘Pak-like’ flag raised in Kashmir University

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 22:46

Srinagar: A flag, resembling Pakistan`s
national flag, appeared in front of the Law Department of
Kashmir University campus at Hazratbal here today, creating a

The miniature flag, hoisted atop a pylon outside the Law
Department’s main building, was noticed by some students this
morning, official sources said.

The flag became the centre of attraction as many students
gathered around it and started taking pictures, the sources

They said the flag was probably hoisted during the
intervening night.

Proctor of the University Porfessor Mohammad Afzal Zargar
said complaints about the objectionable flag were received in
his office.

"But by the time the officials reached the spot, they
could not find any flag," Zargar said.
Superintendent of Police Hazratbal Maqsood-uz-Zaman also
said he was not aware of any such incident having taken place.

The raising of the flag in the campus comes days after
the police arrested a lecturer of Gandhi Memorial College,
which is affiliated with the University, on charges of setting
a question paper loaded with references to human rights
"violations" by security forces in Kashmir.


First Published: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 22:46
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