Srinagar, April 20
Appealing the people to help restore peace and normalcy in the Valley, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said Kashmir already has witnessed tragic human, educational and economic loss. Peace only will ensure smooth academic, economic and tourism activities, she said when she visited SMHS hospital to enquire about the condition of Iqra, a student of B.Com Ist year of Nawa Kadal college last evening.
Iqra was injured after she was hit in the head by a stone allegedly hurled from a CRPF bunker during protest by students of Nawa Kadal Women college on Monday last. However, police denied the allegation and said she was hit by a stone thrown by mob. Ms Mehbooba said Kashmir already witnessed tragic human, educational and economic loss and it cannot afford be pushed into perpetual disempowerment and darkness.
The Chief Minister directed the hospital administration to provide all advanced medical treatment to Iqra adding that if need be she can be shifted outside the state for treatment.
Wishing her a speedy recovery, Ms Mebooba also announced that the Government will take responsibility of educational needs of Iqra and her future job prospects.