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School has been officially upgraded, will start construction soon: Rewari DC

School has been officially upgraded, will start construction soon: Rewari DC

The protesting girls said that they would not stop until the government accepted their demand.

Speaking to the agency, one of the girls in the hunger strike said that they fear harassment from youths of other villages, because of which they are demanding upgradation of their school up to Class XII.

The Minister said that after discussing the matter with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Additional Chief Secretary (Education) P. K. Das, it had been decided that the village school would be upgraded by relaxing some rules.

According to the notification, the school will be upgraded to senior secondary with effect from the 2017 admission session.

After the Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma announced that the government has chose to upgrade the school, the agitating girls ended their strike.

"The principal has been deputed there and from tomorrow admission procedure will start", Sharma added.

The students had alleged that on their way to the larger school in neighbouring Kanwali village, boys would pass lewd comments and harass them.

As per reports, around 13 girls are on an indefinite hunger strike.

Officials had earlier said the school could not be upgraded as it did not meet the condition of a minimum of 150 students required for the senior secondary level.

The girls, studying in Class IX and X in Gothda Tappa Dahina village, broke their fast only after a local MLA met and showed them the written order.

Following the protests, around 10 students have been shifted to hospital.

"So far we haven't received even a single complaint from any of the schoolgirls from the village regarding sexual harassment", a senior police official said.

Haryana has a skewed gender ratio, and crimes against women in this state often make headlines.

Previous year a school girl was allegedly raped on way to school in the district.

It was this miscalculation and misreading of the growing anger that the villagers of Gothra had the last laugh on Wednesday when education minister Ram Bilas Sharma announced to upgrade the government high school at Gothra to senior secondary. The residents of Suma Khera village had also staged a sit-in demonstration against the BJP-led Haryana Governmen demanding upgradatin of primary schools to middle schools.

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