Jaishankar’s help for IIOJK students’ return to Bangladesh sought

Srinagar, May 03 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Students Association (JKSA) on Monday wrote to External Affairs Minister of India, S. Jaishankar requesting him to facilitate the travel of Kashmiri students studying in Bangladesh for their exams.

In its letter, the JKSA said that exams in universities and medical colleges in Bangladesh would commence from May 31, after being postponed on April 3.

It said, due to the second Covid wave, hundreds of students had returned to India and IIOJK and now all of a sudden, new dates for the exams have been announced.

The letter further reads that the Bangladesh government has suspended air travel with India, students must be ensured a flight back to the country as the future of students was at stake.

Over 100 Kashmiri students, enrolled in different medical colleges of Bangladesh, are stuck due to the pandemic.