Ludhiana: Members of Parent Association staged protest outside the residence of MLA (North), Rakesh Pandey here on Sunday. Parents gathered outside his house sharp at 9:00 am and raised slogans to seek justice.
When parents reached outside his house, son of Rakesh Pandey came outside to attend the parents, as Rakesh Pandey himself was not there at that time. Parents shared their issue with his son and appealed for justice. After a while, Rakesh Pandey reached there and interacted with the parents, heard their issue calmly and also assured that he will support the parents with every possible aspect.
Parents presented the memorandum to Rakesh Pandey and discussed their demands with him. They also shared the attitude of private school towards children.
It is worthy to mention that while interacting with the members of Parent Association, Pandey also tried to make a phone call to Aruna Chaudhary,
Education Minister of Punjab but could not succeeded to connect the call. He assured the parents that he will soon discuss the matter with, Education Minister and also assured to fix a meeting with her if possible.
Parents claimed that they spent around one and a half hour talking to Rakesh Pandey, as he listened them patiently and also promised the parents that he will try his best to fix their meeting with Chief Minister, Captain Amrinder Singh as well.
Parents also informed that they will stage protest outside the residence of MLA (East) Sanjay Talwar at 8:30 am on Monday. Parents are also going to meet Pardeep Aggarwal,
Deputy Commissioner on Monday at 12:00 noon to discuss the matter.
One of the parents on requesting anonymity, while talking to Daily Post shared, “Principal of DAV Public School Police Line, Anu Verma showed inappropriate behaviour with the children due to pending school fee. She made the students to sit in a single room for the whole day and didn’t allow them to attend classes as well. Principal even told their respective bus drivers not to pick those particular children for school.