Kashmiri researcher forced to quit Rajasthan

Rajasthan

A Kashmiri researcher, Hashim Sofi, 27, left Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani (Rajasthan) for his hometown in occupied Kashmir after facing harassment.
Hashim Sofi, who was working as a research project staff at the institute in Rajasthan, also wrote about the episode on Facebook.
The victim reported to the chief warden of his hostel on April 20 that he had found offensive comments on two of his t-shirts left for drying in the balcony. The door to his room also had objectionable remarks. According to the scholar’s report, the incident took place on the intervening night of April 20 and 21.
On April 19, some Kashmiri students in Mewar University, in Chittorgarh district were thrashed. The Kashmiri students at the university demanded security after the incident.—KMS

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