Students protest transfer of teachers in Baramulla school

Students protest transfer of teachers in Baramulla school
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Baramulla: The students of Government Middle School (GMS) Dangerpora in Narvaw area of Baramulla staged a protest against the transfer of their teachers on Saturday.
Scores of students of GMS Dangerpora took to the streets and held a protest after they heard that three of their teachers have been transferred in the last three days.
Shouting slogans against government and Education department the protesting students blocked the Baramulla-Laridora road hampering the traffic movement for some time.
The students said that there are 100 students from KG to Class 8th in the school, and department had appointed eight teachers including a head master in the school.
“However from past three days, our three teachers were transferred to other schools without any advance information,” a student said.
“Despite shortage of teachers the department has transferred our teachers. How can we study with only five teachers for class KG to class 8,” Faizan Ahmad, a student said.
A team of officers including ZEO Fatehgrah and Principal Government Higher Secondary School Fatehgrah reached the spot and pacified the protesting students.
Chief Education Officer (CEO) Baramulla Abdul Ahad Ganie told Kashmir Reader that only one teacher was transferred from the school, but after student protest he has been called back.
“Only one teacher was transferred from the school because he was there on deployment, but when students protested, our ZEO visited the spot and we reappointed the teacher in the school” CEO said.