15 Hindu College students Injured At Pakistan College After Brawl Over Celebrating Holi

Lahore: At the least 15 college students from Pakistan’s minority Hindu neighborhood have been injured on Monday after members of a radical Islamic scholar group allegedly stopped them from celebrating Holi on the Punjab College premises right here. Holi, a competition of colours, is well known to mark the onset of spring.

The incident befell on the Legislation School of Punjab College on Monday, when round 30 Hindu college students gathered to rejoice Holi. As college students gathered on the lawns of the regulation faculty, the Islami Jamiat Tulba (IJT) activists forcibly stopped them from celebrating Holi, which led to a conflict leading to accidents to fifteen Hindu college students, Kashif Brohi, a college scholar and an eyewitness informed PTI.

That they had taken prior permission from the college administration, Brohi claimed. Khet Kumar, who suffered accidents on his hand, mentioned the college guards thrashed them after they held an indication exterior the Vice-Chancellor’s workplace to protest the therapy meted out by IJT members.

We have now filed an utility with the police in opposition to the IJT and the safety guards concerned in thrashing and torturing us, however FIR has not been registered as but, Kumar mentioned.

When contacted by PTI, IJT (Punjab College) spokesperson Ibrahim Shahid denied the involvement of its college students within the incident.

Not one of the college students concerned in a brawl with the Hindu college students belong to the IJT, he mentioned, and added the IJT organized ‘Quran Studying’ on the regulation faculty. Punjab College spokesman Khurram Shahzad informed PTI that the varsity administration had not given permission to carry Holi celebrations on the lawns of the regulation faculty.

There wouldn’t have been any downside had the celebrations have been noticed indoors, he mentioned. Shahzad added the V-C has ordered an inquiry into the matter.

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