Irani also said officials from her Ministry were at the campus to help worried students and their parents. "Law and order is a matter of state, and I have talked to Mehbooba Mufti. She has not only assured me that students there are safe, but has also initiated an inquiry as to how such an incident happened there," she told reporters here on a question related to violence at NIT in Srinagar yesterday.

Officials from HRD Ministry, who are at the engineering institute since this morning, will stay there till examinations, starting from April 11, get over.

"We learned from public domain that some students are worried injustice will be done regarding their marksheets. Since morning, HRD officials are present on the campus. They talked to around 500 students, and offered to help students if they are worried about their students expressed apprehension regarding or two students said they wanted to go home and Ministry is preparing to help them return home,” she added.

"There are exams from April 11 and officials from my Ministry will stay there till exams get over," Irani cited. Responding to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's allegation that students are being targeted across India, she said he keeps raising such issues to stay in news.

"As he is himself is a Chief Minister, he might be aware of the fact that law and order is a state matter and since I am a representative of Central government, I will have to show trust in that state under cooperative federalism structure. If he (Kejriwal) really wants Bharat Maa's progress, then he should learn to unite people and not to divide them," she cited.

Last Friday, the campus witnessed clashes between local and outstation students over India's defeat in the semi- final match in the World T20 tournament.

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