‘Can’t have food sitting on veranda under open sky’ Majuli Girl writes to CM during Gunotsav Visit

Guwahati, January 3: The third phase of Gunotsav is underway in different parts of Assam from today.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visited the No. 2 Sadar LP School in Majuli district and took stock of the internal evaluation done by the teachers and inspected the infrastructure as well as cleanliness of the school.

Meanwhile one of the students’ asserted that they are not happy with the mid day meals provided they need to consume it sitting on the dusty veranda under the open sky.

While CM Sonowal was busy interacting with the students, one of the student comes up with an application addressed to the Chief Minister to look into the matter lamenting on the poor infrastructure of the school.

“Respected sir, we cannot have our food sitting on the veranda under the open sky. Kindly look into the matter.” one of the sentences of the application read.

It may be mentioned that although a number of the CM’s constituency, Majuli schools are running out of the minimum infrastuctures required in a school, a number of schools have observed Gunotsav.

Around 299 schools have organised Gunotsav in Majuli.

Stating that children are the future of the nation, Sonowal emphasised the role of teachers and parents in building their character and personality. He urged the teachers to generate awareness amongst students about the importance of environment and maintaining cleanliness for a healthy life.

Coinciding the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal also planted a sapling in the school campus.

Deputy Commissioner of Majuli Pallav Gopal Jha and officials of Education Department were present during the visit of the Chief Minister.