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Future of more than 350 girls’ students at risk

Future of more than 350 girls’ students at risk
April 18, 2017

TIMERGARA, 18 April: The future of more than 350 girls’ students of grade 5th at Kass Ghwargay village council in Lower Dir was at risk as there had been no Girls Middle School (GMS) in less than seven kilometers in the area.

Dozens of girls’ students of Government Primary School (GPS) Kass Ghwargay and their parents on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration in front of the deputy commissioner office in Balambat demanding the authorities concerned for early construction of Girls Middle School in the area.

Led by Nazim village council Kass Ghwargay Hameedurrahman and naib nazim Khan Badshah the protesters marched on road from Balambat to ‘Shaheed Choke’Timergara in front of Timergara press club. The protesters were carrying banners and placards inscribed with slogans like “Education is our basic right”, and” we want a middle school”.

Addressing on the occasion nazim VC Kass Ghwargay Hameedurrahman and naib nazim Khan Badshah said boys schools of the area were denying girls admissions to the schools as they said under the rules girls students could not be admitted to boys’ schools.

They alleged that on one hand the provincial government was claiming to have imposed education emergency in the province while on the other hand girls’ students of VC Kass Ghwargay were being kept deprived of their basic right to education.

They demanded of the government to immediately construct a girl’s middle school for hundreds of girls’ student of VC Kass Ghwargay otherwise they warned the girls students would stage a sit-in in front of the provincial assembly.

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