Punjab University to provide free education to Indian Held Kashmir students
ISLAMABAD (APP): At least 10 students of India-held Kashmir will be provided the facility of free education and accommodation.
Punjab University's Chancellor Mujahid Kamran has announced that the students will be given the opportunity from the new session starting in September-October of 2017, private news channel reported (Dunya News) on Thursday.
Curfew in occupied Kashmir has been in place for more than two months.
The crackdown has crippled the routine life in the valley as a result of which education process in schools, colleges and universities has been badly affected.
The territory is under siege and violence since July 8, 2016 after the extra-judicial murder of the top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, Burhan Wani, by Indian troops.
More than 100 people have died and thousands injured by Indian troops in held Kashmir.