Jaipur, Feb 22 (PTI) Rights activists Friday here demanded protection for Kashmiri students and others living in various parts of Rajasthan. Also Read - Lanka Premier League 2020 Live Streaming Details: Full Squads, Schedule, TV Telecast, Timings, Venues And All You Need to Know

Prem Krishan Sharma, lawyer and activist who represents the People’s Union for Civil Liberty (PUCL), said Kashmiri students and employees are living under fear as they are being threatened in the wake of the Pulwama attack. Also Read - Cyclone Nivar: After 16 Years of Tsunami, a Puducherry Couple Has Returned to Same Relief Camp They Stayed in 2004

He said nearly 7,000 students and over 2,000 employees from Jammu and Kashmir currently live in the state. Also Read - WATCH: Diego Maradona Scores Iconic 'Hand of God' Goal Against England at 1986 World Cup

Besides the PUCL, activists of Jamat-e-Islami-Hind and other organisations also demanded protection for the Kashmiri people.

“Several people have returned to Kashmir. They are living under fear and the government should ensure their security. They are also Indian citizens and they should not be forced to leave,” Mohammad Iqbal of the Jamat-e-Islami Hind told reporters.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.