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New Delhi |Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
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Condemning the attack on Kashmiri students in Rajasthan's Mewar University , Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday appealed to all state governments to ensure safety of Kashmiris.

"I appeal to all the chief ministers to ensure safety of Kashmiri youths. No Kashmiri should be harassed. If such incidents happen, action should be taken," Rajnath Singh told the media here.

The minister also said he has asked the home ministry officials to circulate an advisory in this regard.

Rajnath Singh's remarks came a day after six Kashmiri students studying in Mewar University were were beaten up by some locals in Chittorgarh district.

Dubbing the incident as "unfortunate" the minister said: "Kashmiris are citizens of India and part of our family. They should not be harassed. I condemn the attack."

--IANS bns/ruwa/sar/vm

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2017-04-21-12:04:09 (IANS)