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Kashmir College Professor Held For Setting Exam Paper With Questions On Kashmir Unrest

PTI 10 Dec 2010, 15:09:22 IST
SRINAGAR: A lecturer of a government college was today arrested for allegedly setting a paper filled with questions related to the recent unrest in Valley.

"Noor Mohammad Bhat, a lecturer at Gandhi Memorial College, has been arrested," IGP (Kashmir range) S M Sahai said.

The students appearing in the English paper for BA, BSc and B Com annual examinations were surprised to find questions related to the five month unrest in Kashmir.
"Are the stone-pelters the real heroes?" was one of the questions asked.

The students were also asked to translate from Urdu to English, a paragraph laden with allegations of human rights violations by security forces.Investigations revealed that the question paper was set by Bhat, leading to his arrest. PTI