Haridwar: Govt school students forced to study on road as builder demolishes building

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In a shocking incident, students of a government school in Haridwar were reportedly forced to study on the road after the school building was demolished by its owner without prior information.

It was reported that the school building was demolished by its owner without giving any warning to the school authorities.

City Magistrate Manish Kumar said in a statement, “Today, we came to know that children have faced problems in their classes, and it is our responsibility to make sure that their studies are not affected”.

It was discovered that the students of the Primary school No. 23 was shifted to a private building following the poor condition of the government school building.

Taking advantage of the Diwali vacations the owners demolished the building.

Following the incident, Principal Usha Rawat registered a complaint with the police but the police official quoted it as a frivolous plea.

Usha Rawat, Principal said in a statement, “We would have made arrangements if the owner had notified us about this demolition. Still, no action has been taken by the police”.

Adding further to this she said, “I have notified the higher education authorities about the situation. We will make sure that the government fulfills these basic requirements of the students”.

However, students of the school urged that they want to study inside the school.

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