Stranded in UP School: Over 60 students return home
Agartala: Performing an act of responsibility and social accountability, a school authority from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh took 68 students home under the guidance of a teacher in Dhalai here on Friday.
The 68 students from the different parts of the district continued their schooling at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh run Saraswati Vidyamandir in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
But due to the COVID pandemic, the regular proceedings of the school were closed. And due to the ongoing summer vacation, the students urged the school authority to return home. The guardians also requested the school authority for the same from here.
In this context, the school authority decided to send the students by train up to Ambassa station. And they sent the students under the guidance of a teacher.
On Friday, students reached the Ambassa railway station with their teacher.
The teacher told Time8, “It is our duty to serve the students. It is the very basis of our traditional Gurukul system. Besides in this pandemic situation, each one of us should stand by the other to combat the situation”.
The guardians were also present to receive their children. At the railway station, all the students were tested COVID negative.
All the guardians present there as well as the railway employees, administrative staff, and rank and file highly appreciated the move of the school authority for this humanitarian approach.
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