Odisha students, parents stage sit-in protesting closure of school 

After coming to know about the letter from the education department mentioning about the closure of the school, the parents and villagers staged protest.

Parents and villagers staging sit-in in front of school

Protesting against the government’s decision to close down Netra Mohan Upper Primary School at Kantabani village under Bhogarai block in Balasore district, students along with their parents and villagers staged a dharana in front of the school gate on Monday. 

The above-mentioned school was established in 1986. This year 24 and 17 students are enrolled in Class VI and VII respectively. This school is an aided school and its headmaster and an assistant teacher are retired. Meanwhile, two teachers have been brought on deputation.