A physically-disabled teenager,
been admitted to a government school in Madhya Pradesh's
institutions due to his disability.
Parsingh Parihar (14), a tribal student from Ambapani
village, had complained about his plight to the administration
of Barwani district, over 150 kilometres from here, on August
7 during a public hearing.
"I belong to a poor family and wish to study after the
eighth standard. But no private or government educational
institution is giving me admission. Teachers are stating that
since I write with my legs, they cant admit me to school,"
Parihar said in his application.
A senior government official said that a probe had
been ordered and action would be taken against the erring
"We have admitted Parsingh to a government school in
Barwani. The District Project Coordinator (DPC) has been
Action will be taken against the schools once the report is
Iqbal Adil, principal of the Government Boys Higher
admission, praised the teenager and called his writing skills
"He is happy and is studying like any other child
here. His writing is very good and nobody can claim, after
seeing it, that Parsingh writes with his legs," Adil said.(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)