New Delhi: Telangana chief secretary SK Joshi on Saturday (August 3) directed officials of Telangana Bhavan in New Delhi to bring back 135 Telangana and Andhra Pradesh students studying in NIT (National Institute of Technology) in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. This decision was taken in view of the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

 Restrictions and night curfews were imposed in several districts of Jammu and Kashmir as the Valley remained on edge with authorities stepping up security deployment. Schools and colleges in Jammu, Kishtwar, Resai, Doda and Udhampur districts were also ordered to remain close on Monday (August 5), the officials said.

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The government imposed restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC in Srinagar district with effect from Sunday (August 4) midnight as a precautionary measure, officials said.

The resident commissioner of Telangana Bhavan is making travel arrangements for the students.

Meanwhile, BJP MP from Karimnagar, Bandi Sanjay Kumar said efforts are being made for the students to travel to Telangana

Special buses were arranged to ply students from Jammu to Delhi and from there the students will be brought to Hyderabad by a train.

Meanwhile, Rama Rao, a former minister in Telangana, had earlier tweeted that he had been receiving some anxious messages from Telugu students of NIT, Srinagar as the government of India has asked for the campus to be vacated and asked students to leave immediately.