APHC chairman and Mirwaiz Mohammad Umar Farooq condemned the government’s directive asking students from J&K not to take admission in educational institutions in Pakistan-administered Kashmir and called it unfortunate politicisation of education which violates the fundamental right of students to seek education anywhere in the world.
Mirwaiz said that it has put the career of those studying there in jeopardy and uncertainty.
Mirwaiz said Kashmiri students like students world wide have every right to study anywhere they choose and barring them from seeking admission in educational institutions of Pakistan administered Kashmir which is part of entire J&K of which they are state subjects, makes no sense.
Mirwaiz said after suspension of cross LoC trade that has affected the traders and those associated with it and the economy, this is another regressive move adversely affecting the students of the state.
Mirwaiz urged those in power not to play politics with the career of Kashmiri students and take back this "unreasonable diktat" .