Students in Haryana’s Rewari district once again are sitting in protest, months after state government upgraded their school in Gothda Tappa Dahina village. Protesting students are now demanding staff and teachers for the school, ANI report said. “There are no teachers of Commerce, Humanities and Science for the plus one students,” a student was quoted as saying by the agency. Another student, who also sat on the protest said that the Haryana Government had assured them that teaching staff would be made available for them in two-three days, however after a couple of months there is no sign of any teacher.
The police after reaching the spot said that the concerned authorities have been informed of the situation. On May 18, about 90 students ended their eight-day strike after the state government accepted their demand and upgraded the school. Students who were mostly from classes IX and X went on a strike, alleging they face harassment and even molestation while going to Kanwali village to continue their studies at the nearest senior secondary school, which was 3 km away, Indian Express report had said.
State Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma had issued a notification for upgradation of the school . He had also said that a principal was also deputed for the admission process.
In a press conference, the minister also said that the decision to relax the rules for upgradation process was taken after the consultation with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and the additional chief secretary of the school education department, P K Das, the paper added further.