Gujarat school teacher instructed students to remove rakhis

Gandhinagar, Aug 30: Teachers of a private school in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar allegedly directed students to remove rakhis from their wrists.

Following the allegations, the Gujarat government has issued a notice to Mount Carmel High School seeking an explanation.

State Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama told media that ” the teachers instructed students to remove their rakhis and he has sought an explanation from the school”.

Suitable action will be taken into the matter, he added.

Some parents had reportedly complained to the education department that teachers at Mount Carmel High School cut off, with scissors, the rakhis tied on the wrists of Class V students, just a day after the festival of Rakshabandhan.


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