Students stage dharna protesting teacher’s transfer

Balasore: Opposing transfer of a teacher, students of Remuna Girls’ High School today staged a dharna near Mandira Chhak in the district disrupting road communication between Gopinathpur Chhak and Sananadi. The students also locked up the main gate of the school.

According to sources, hundreds of students resorted to agitation opposing the transfer of one teacher, Ramachandra Swain of the girls’ high school, to Khantapada Girls’ High School.

On receiving information, Remuna police reached the spot and held discussions with the agitating students.

Meanwhile, the concerned school authorities were not available to comment on the issue.

Earlier, on January 28, students of Sri Maa Government High School in Paradip had staged a dharna and locked up the main gate of the school over various demands.

On the same day, students of Kasturba Gandhi Residential School in Kalahandi district had staged a road blockade on NH-26 alleging irregularities in mid-day meal.