Students of GGHSS Kargil protest demanding basic facilities -
Students of GGHSS Kargil protest demanding basic facilities
Posted 26 May 2017 01:01 PM


Demanding basic facilities such as sanitation, drinking water, laboratory, Library, first aid center and replacement of their principal, thousands of girl students of Government Girls Higher Secondary School (GGHSS) Kargil today staged a massive protest.

The protesting students took out a march from Girls Higher Secondary School which finally culminated at Lal-chowk where the students raised slogan against the local administration for their failure in delivering basic facilities to them.

The agitated students said that on one hand right from top to bottom the slogan of “Beti Bachao Beti Padao” is being reverberated but there is no basic sanitation and other facilities available in Kargil.

They further added that despite being the only Girls Higher Secondary School in the entire district, the male principal of the school is not even paying attention on any single demand of the students. They demanded that their foremost demand is to appoint a female principal replacing the existing one.

During the protest, both police and civil administration tried to convince the student and appealed them to call of the demonstration but the protesters refused by saying that if the local executive councilor LAHDC Kargil for education will come and redress their demands then they will call off their protest. The protest was remained continue for two hours which hampered traffic in the town.

Later, EC LAHDC Kargil, Advocate Amir, along with Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kacho Turab shah, assured the students that they will fullfill all the demands by tomorrow.

The students warned the concern authorities that if their issues will not be redressed within a week then they will again take to streets and also invite other social organizations.

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