SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 22: Kashmiri’s who faced harassment, attacks, abuses reported in many parts of India after Pulwama attack specially in Dehradun, Bihar, Punjab, Bangalore have thanked Congress Leader Salman Nizami for comming on forefront to support and ensure safety and security of the students and traders.
Nizami was the first who contacted SSP Dehradun when reports of assault on Kashmiri students were covered by print media and later shared on social media. Salman Nizami wrote on Twitter ” Spoke to SSP Dehradun Nivedita Kukreti regarding assault on some Kashmiri students. I’ve been told that police has controlled the situation. And all students are safe. Request media/social media users not to share any inauthentic news to spread hate” A student & activist from Kashmir, studying in Dehradun Nasir Khuehami said, many students were harassed by the right wing forces. They entered the college premises and raised slogans against us. Later, we approached Nizami and in a few minutes the local SSP called and assured full corporation and security to us. We were in panic, stress. Thanks to Nizami we are safe now. Salman Nizami also contacted Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh over attack on Kashmiri students in Ambala. Nizami wrote on Twitter ” Just spoke to CM office Punjab @capt_amarinder about Ambala situation. All students are safe, requested CMO to ensure safety & security of Kashmiri students across Punjab. Also req @JmuKmrPolice to take action against those who spread rumours & fake pics to create panic. Nizami also contacted RJD Leader & former Dy Chief Minister Bihar Tejashwi Prasad Yadav over the report’s of assault on Kashmiri shopkeepers.