Normalcy restored at NIT Srinagar campus
Classes at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) here, which was shut down on Friday following clashes between two groups of students, will resume from Monday as normalcy has been restored on the campus.
“The issue has been resolved and the earlier order to suspend work has been revoked,” an official of the NIT said. He said the class work will resume from Monday. The NIT authorities had yesterday ordered shutdown of the campus till further orders after clashes between local and non-local students over the defeat of Indian cricket team against the West Indies in Thursday’s semi final clash in the ongoing World T20 Cup. In Delhi, the HRD ministry said normalcy has been restored at the NIT Srinagar.
A statement issued by the ministry said NIT director Rajat Gupta had reassured the students, faculty and parents that the temporary situation arising out of tensions from disappointment at the outcome of the cricket match March 31 had been overcome.