Video Shows Students Carrying Cylinder Uphill, Probe Ordered

Jammu- Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Saturday said they were verifying a video purportedly showing students carrying a domestic cylinder to their school located on a hilltop.

The video, which has gone viral, shows the students of Government Middle School Upper Bhatidhar, Mendhar in uniform struggling as they pulled the LPG cylinder with a rope through a narrow track between green fields, passing obstacles along the way.

The person who shared the video questioned the school management for making the students take up such a task.

The sub-divisional magistrate has ordered a probe, a senior official said.

“Strict action as per law would be taken if anyone is found guilty,” he added.

Meanwhile, another video showing some students of Government Higher Secondary School Gali Kalaban pulling a big stone along with some labourers at a playground has also gone viral on social media.

Chief Education Officer, Bishamber Dass told a local news agency GNS that he will look into both the incidents and depute Deputy CEO Headquarters’ Mendhar to visit on the spot. (With agency inputs)

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