School students engaged in cooking food for guests in Koraput’s Model School
Koraput: In a shocking instance, school students were seen cooking food at a Model School in Goudaguda area under Laxmipur block in Koraput district for an event organised in the school.
While the State government is implementing various schemes in order to encourage tribal children to go to the schools, vested interests of some authorities of at various schools are acting as a hindrance to this initiative.
As per sources, the students, staying in the hostel of the school, were pressed in to cook food for the guests who were scheduled to attend a function. The children spent their day in cooking, instead of study due to the whims of the school authorities.
Following this incident, tension prevailed in the area as not only the parents of the students but also the school authorities and the District Education Officer expressed deep concern over the issue.
While the concerned authorities and the guardians of the students demanded necessary actions against the accused, the headmistress of the school remained unavailable to comment on the issue.