Srinagar, Jul 27 : The President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said that violence was never part of Kashmiriyat but has become a daily reality now.
According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Kovind in his address at Sher-I-Kashmir-International Convention Centre (SKICC) during the 19th convocation of University of Kashmir (KU) said, “Violence which was never part of Kashmiriyat but has become a daily reality now.”
He said, “It was most unfortunate that the outstanding tradition of peaceful coexistence was broken but now, there is a new beginning to regain this land’s lost glory.”
In the meantime, Kovind congratulated the young students of the KU who are being conferred with the respected degrees in this convocation.
“I have been told that nearly three lakh students are receiving degrees today and I am impressed by the number with more 2.5 lakh bachelors and more than one thousand doctorates, the university has made remarkable progress,” he said—(KNO)
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