Pulwama terror attack: Kashmiris feel Hyderabad as their second home

Hyderabad: While the Kashmiris living in different parts of the country are being subject to harassment, in the wake of the ghastly terror attack in Pulwama that claimed lives of 40 CRPF personnel, the people from the valley consider Hyderabad their second home. Some residents are even offering shelter to any Kashmiri who felt vulnerable in the city.

According to Telangana Today, over 200 students were pursuing various courses from Osmania University, English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad Central University (HCU) and MAANU, in the city. While many of them are residing in hostels some are staying in rented houses. A few migrated families from J&K are also staying in Secunderabad, Masab Tank and Nampally among other areas.

Meanwhile, traders from Jammu and Kashmir are doing brisk business at the Numaish in Exhibition Grounds in Nampally here. Traders from the strife-torn State who have set up stalls at Numaish say they are very comfortable and feel safe here in Hyderabad. There are around 50 traders from Jammu & Kashmir who have set up various stalls at the ongoing All India Industrial Exhibition in the city.