- Chief minister of Uttar Pradesh asked the students of a Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to give a speech on the advantages of scrapping Article 370
- The students of the university declined the offer labelling it as a political propaganda
- They further said that any students participating in the said event is not representing the college, but is going on as an individual
- They feel that the minister does not care about the Kashmiris and labelled this invitation as a unacceptable one
Yeah Yogi Adityanath the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh asked the students of Aligarh Muslim University to give a speech on the advantages of scrapping article 370. The invitation was formally extended to the students 28th September and has since then been rejected by the same.
The students refused to attend the event on moral grounds calling it a photo opportunity. They further labelled it a political agenda aimed at trying to appease the world to ignore the problems occurring in Jammu and Kashmir.
They further went on to say that the minister had no sympathy to words their are people and this event was nothing more than a misleading propaganda. They express that besides the obvious political agenda behind the event it was also completely unnecessary . At this time when the valley is filled with torturous moments humiliation and illegal imprisonment is the speech will not be of any importance.
They instead suggested that the chief minister meet the common people suffering in the valleys and be more informed of the happenings. To avoid any misunderstanding, a statement has been issued that any student participating in the said event will not represent the will of the students as a whole.
They also expressed that they have been fully supported by the university staff and their family in this decision. No statement has been issued by the chief minister as of yet.