WB: Parents protest school derecognition, gherao district official in North Dianjpur district
The parents of students of a school at Islampur in North Dianjpur district on Sunday gheraoed the district inspector and blocked roads in protest against the move of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education to derecognise the institution, officials said.
They also blocked the nearby highway, disrupting traffic, he said. The protesters dispersed only after the DI assured that the school education department will ensure students of the institution will not face any problem in sitting for board examinations. In September, two polytechnic students were killed at Islampur during a protest against the recruitment of a teacher.
(With inputs from agencies.)