School Gives Students Haircut Without Their Consent

BUDGAM — In a bizzaire incident, a school principal here in Central Kashmir set a new precedent by availing the service of a barber to do the haircut of dozens of students who were reportedly creating indiscipline in the school.

The move of the principal sparked protests from the students of Boys Higher Secondary School Budgam who raised slogans demanding the removal of Phys­ical teacher and the Principal.

The protesting students who also took out a march from school to Deputy Commissioner's office in Budgam town al­leged that both Principal and the Physical Teach­er not only abused and thrashed them but also tore uniform of a student.

Reports said that both Principal and the Physical Teacher had issued a warn­ing to students to get their long hair cut and attend the school in proper uniform. “There are some students who are nuisance and are creating indiscipline. Every day they change their hairstyle and emerge in the in­stitution without uniform,” a teacher said when contacted.

He added that Principal spent Rs 3000 from school fund to pay for students haircut.

“Our job is to impart edu­cation in a better way and that too in a conducive atmo­sphere. Those who will cre­ate indiscipline will not be spared,” said Principal Muham­mad Usman said.

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.