JNV, KV, Air force Schools - 4.2% of total students

Across the country, people are flocking to get admissions, But in Govt. Schools.

Government schools contribute to 65.4% , the private schools account for 28%.

Kendriya Vidyalayas, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas and Air Force schools have a elite share of 4.2%, others a mere 2.4%.

This shows that the transition rate in private schools had decreased over the past three years and people were going in for government schools.


JNV Chandel - Assam Rifles hosts educational tour

Students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Chandel were accompanied by Assam Rifles recently , Assam Rifles conducted an educational excursion for Class IX and XI students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Chandel.

This tour was flagged off by Assam Rifles Commandant (20 AR),

125 students took part in this tour, some students hailed from Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh.

Students and their teachers were taken to State Museum, Manipur Zoological garden, Sendra Tourist Home and Ithai Barrage.


Program Update - JNV Kohima Education Day

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Yakukie, Kohima Celebrated National Education Day on November 11

School is holding essay and debate competition.

Debate Subject "Scoring high marks in the examination should be the sole target of a student"

Sampriti Das - First
Chonbenthung - Second
Baby Sinha   - Third

Junior Category - Essay Subject  "Education makes a man good"

Abhishek - First
Lhotovi  - Second
Vizonuo  - Third

Senior Category - Essay Subject "The foundation of a state is the education of its youth"

Sampriti Das - First
Baby Sinha   - Second
Mussarat     - Third   

Principal of JNV K Alung Khumba, Jonali Deka, TGT (Assamese), C K Singh, TGT (Hindi), and G Talukdar, PGT (English). The programme concluded with the vote of thanks tendered by B Kollo, PGT (Physics).


JNV Jhansi Teacher wrote book on Dhyanchand

Adolf Hitler was stunned by Dhyanchand's performance in 1936 berlin Olympics.

Hitler was so upset by Dhyanchand and his younger brother Roop singh's performace that he left the match midway as German team was shattered by Dhyanchand's Hockey skills. Hitler later offered him a General's position.

Ashok Kumar, Son of Hockey Wizard Dhyanchand got overwhelming response at 1972 Munich Olympic, he said an old man in stretcher came to visit him and said "I am a big fan of your father. I saw him play in Berlin in 1936 and when I heard that his son has come here, I decided to meet you."

Ashok did shared this experience in book "Hockey Ka Jadugar" written by Meena Umesh, Dhyanchand's Daughter-In-Law and History teacher at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Jhansi.

Sports minister M.S. Gill was chief guest at the book inauguration ceremony.



Navodaya Vidyalaya - On Road to become Art School

Growing popularity of Navodaya as a school of gifted children is bringing new opportunities for the School.

Lalit Kala Akademi is considering the proposition of promoting art by displaying , re-creating prints of work by modern artists in classrooms of Kendriya Vidyalaya and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Schools across the country.


Non-conventional Energy Exhibition Van Inaugurated

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) Chandigarh hosted the inauguration of a A mobile science exhibition van based on the theme Non-conventional energy  developed by the National Science Center.

Sumita Mishra, director for Renewable Energy Department and  Science and Technology Department inaugurated the Van.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is located in Sector-25



Navodian Awarded with Scholarship

VIII Class student of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Pakyong is proud Navodian

Deepak Tamang has bagged a scholarship in the National Talent Search Examination conducted by the National Council of Educational Research Training (NCERT).

Deepak Tamang will be awarded Rs 500 every month till Class X, Rs 700 during his Plus Two course, Rs 2,000 at the graduation and Rs 5,000 at the post graduation level.

Deepak is the only student from Sikkim and among the two from the North-east to get the national-level scholarship.



JNV South Tripura in News Again

The principal of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (South Tripura) is in news for Not so Good Reasons.

D. Gunasekharan, JNV Principal has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing a woman teacher, after the woman filled FIR.

JNV Students boycotted classes on Monday and went on rampage, destorying private establishments, they demanded severe punishment to the principal.

It is to note that a former principal of the same school is facing a life term for raping a teenage girl student.


More Navodaya For SC -ST Regions

The Centre on Thursday decided start 20 more Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in 2008-09.

New JNVs will be opened in SC / ST areas.

Estimated budget of of Rs 431.80 crore was passed for creating these schoold.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are ranked best schools affliated by CBSE and topped the chart in Class Xth and XIIth results.

JNV Class X students scored between 91 per cent in 2004 and 97.54 per cent this year.
Average percentage for private schools ranged from 84.8 per cent to 91.77 per cent while that of CBSE schools ranged between 76.6 to 87 per cent.

Class XII, JNV students scored an average of 87.7 per cent in 2004 as compared to 80.5 and 80.4 in private and CBSE schools respectively.

This year, the JNV percentage stood exceptionally high at 92.44 per cent compared with 81.7 and 80.9 for private and CBSE schools.

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Navodaya Schools - Linked by CenterPoint

A new common digital portal for 565 Navodaya Vidyalaya schools across the country will soon be online,

This will take load off from teachers and help students to interact with fellow students across schools.

A N Ramachandra Rao, deputy commissioner NVS announced the news on wednesday.

Rao explained how schools will be benefited when all schools are involved in a common objective, teachers might not give individual assignments, unit test and can schedule discussions with other schools. This portal will be made accessible to all teachers across 565 schools.

JNV are the best schools in India, JNV is administrated under direct supervision from Ministry of Human Resource Development,

The Navodaya Vidyalaya schools are affiliated to the CBSE. Established with the purpose of giving talented children from rural areas.

This software called "CenterPoint" is designed by Chennai-based Ventech Solutions.

The company will also provide a software called "Gateway" for teachers of class XII to help frame question banks.

A total of 30,000 questions would be fed into the computer for Maths, Physics, Computer Science and Biology.

On specifying the duration of a test, the software would generate a set of multiple choice questions that students can answer repeatedly.

Rahul Gandhi's Advice to JNV Students

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Gaurisgan students got a new Answer for all their questions, and the answer was "Ask questions"

All India Congress Committee general secretary Rahul Gandhi addressed a gathering of JNV Students on Friday, JNV Gaurisgan belongs to his Parliamentary constituency Amethi.

Rahul Gandhi also inaugurated the regional kabaddi meet on the school campus.

Muslim Girl Forced Out of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya

Recent Navodaya News could be the "Food for Vote" for so called secular politicians.

A Muslim Girl named "Farhana Parveen" had to leave Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Singhbhoomi (Jamshedpur) as her fellow students isolated her, because she was muslim.

Few teachers and classmates also kept telling her how a Muslim girl could stay there alone. All fellow girl students tortured her by calling her a 'Pathan'.

Farhana stayed in school for a fortnight and now does not want to go back.


Pension Scheme fro JNV Staff

On Thursday, Government decided to amend the Payment of Gratuity Act to Teachers.

In another decision, the Cabinet gave its nod for introduction of a new Pension Scheme to all regular employees of the Navodaya Vidyalayas. The new scheme would come into effect after the date of notification.

The JNV employees would have the option to go in for the new scheme or continue with the existing Contributory Provident Fund (CPF) scheme. In case the employee joins the new scheme, the accumulated amount in his or her CPF account would be transferred to pension fund under the new scheme.

The service of all new Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti employees will become pensionable.



Application forms available for Navodaya Vidyalaya

In a press release, JNV Samiti announced that application forms are now available for the admission to Navaodaya schools for class 6th.

There are 575 navodaya schools in India, admission is based on the admission test conducted by CBSE.

Selection test will be conducted on February 8th, 2009.

Test will be of two hours with 100 objective type questions.

50 questions - Mental Ability
25 questions - Arithmetic test
25 questions - Language test.

Eligibility: Candidates studying in class 5th in the academic year 2008-09 can apply for the test.

Last date to submit the application is September 30, 2008.

For more details and application form please log into http://www.navodaya.nic.in/

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NIC CAMP AT JNV Shahkoot - Kashmir

A National Integration Camp at Jawahar Navodaya Vidlaya Shahkoot was recently organized.

This 7-day camp has been organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Baramula to inculcate spirit of brotherhood, patriotism, tolerance and communal amity among the youth.

Young Leaders from West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Bangalore, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir are participating in the camp.

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IIM topper Navodian sets green example

Kaushilendra from Patna is the 2007 batch topper of the IIM, Ahmedabad - Most prestigious management Institute in India.

Kaushilendra choose not to venture in suit-boot in corporate, instead he became a vegetable vendor to earn money and ensure poor Indians can get quality product and farmers can get their realistic prices.

His Innovation, "Light pushcart" is made of fibre, pushcart can carry almost 200 kg and keeps vegetables fresh for six days - ice cool.

With a built in computerised weighing machine, farmers can guarantees a proper calculation.

Kaushilendra is applauded by the initial response, this proud Navodian is now the owner of 50 such carts that are selling vegetables.

Kaushalendra was born to a modest vegetable farmers' family in central Bihar's Ahmad Nagar village (Nalanda).

He joined Navodaya Vidyalaya in Nawada to complete his high school, he cleared CAT and moved to IIM, Ahmedabad.

for more details: http://www.timesnow.tv/NewsDtls.aspx?NewsID=10416

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100 percent results - soon by Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya

100 per cent results soon by Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya's Class 10th and Class 12th results have been constantly improving since the past five years.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is now approaching target of 100 per cent pass percentage in all its schools across the state.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) started its journey back in 1985-1986 in Amaravati , and after 3 months it was started in JNV Jhajhaar from (Hariyana). These Schools are the brainchild of late PM mr. Rajiv Gandhi.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Students are Gifted, and are better as compared to rest of the CBSE / KV / Private Schools across India.

In recent Central Board of Secondary Examinations (CBSE) Results of Class 10th and Class 12th, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Students have topped the chart and secured 96-97 % Pass Ratio, in class 10th results 40 per cent got distinctions (those who score above 75 per cent marks get distinction).

It is to be noted that most of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas across the country have secured cent percent results (100% pass ratio), the reason for this is quality teaching and remedial classes, and most of the credit goes to the residential techers, who are always there to help students.

In the last five years, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas has always secured Top position for CBSE Class 10th Results.

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CBSE Results - JNV Maithon Students Shines

A dairy farmer of Katras would have never throught that his son Rajguru Dikshit, a JNV Maithon (Dhanbad) Student can crack the CBSE exam with 94.6 per cent marks.

This board exam was first for the Students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (Maithon), Rajguru topped the chart.

However his dream of becoming an IITian may remain unfulfilled because of poverty.

Rajguru scored 99 in both maths and social science, 93 in both English and Hindi, 89 in science and 87 in information technology.

Everyone knows the streangth of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, and JNV Maithon is no exception, this year, when the first board examination was held, 36 students passed the CBSE exams. Students scored an average of 77.13 per cent in English. Of 36, 34 passed with a first division and five students got over 90 per cent.

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Navodaya Topped CBSE 10th - 2008 Results

JNV's has Topped in 12th and 10th chart in CBSE 2008 Results

Prestigious Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) Topped CBSE 10 Class Chart with a pass percentage of 97.54 percent.

The central schools are second at 96.07 and the independent private schools have a pass percentage of 91.77 percent.

Mr. P.K.Sharma , the assistant commissioner of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (that runs JNVs) was happy man, as kids performed brilliant in 10th and 12th classes. he said that "The consistent effort of our teachers and regular review of students performance led to our success. Our schools are co-ed and residential schools. This helps us to keep a tab on every student and their performance".

CBSE Spokesman Ganguly said 97.54 students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, Kendriya Vidyalayas registered 96.07 Percent, government schools has 75.31 and government aided schools got 72.57.

Congratulations to Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya

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CBSE 10 Class Examination Results

CBSE 10 Class Examination Results

Whooping 87 per cent candidates cleared CBSE 10 Class Examination on Thursday, no surprises as the with girls again had overtook boys.

Pass percentage of girls is 87.96 per cent compared to that of boys which is 86.46 per cent

Chennai region is the highest pass per cent of around 95.26 , lowest is of Guwahati region 57.29 per cent.

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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Topped the CBSE 12 School Chart

Again it was proved on friday that the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNV) Students performed better than other schools across India , results of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 examination were declared on Friday.

CBSE 12th Examination has overall pass percentage as 80.91.

CBSE chairman Ashok Ganguly declared that the pass percentage of JNVs is a whopping 92.44 percent followed by 91 percent in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV), Clearly JNV has topped the rank chart.

Ganguly also praised the continuous good quality teaching in JNVs said that it has helped them overtake KV and occupy number one position in the performance of school category in CBSE 12th Examination.

Wishing Good Luck to Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNV)  and Congratulations to All Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Students.

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Just like every year, this year too Girls have outshine boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 results.

JNVites are proud as Kendriya Vidyalaya and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools had a pass percentage of over 91 percent, and Government and private schools attained a pass percentage of just over 80 percent.

As North India managed to get just over 75 percent, Chennai zone scored whooping 92 percent passs out ratio in the CBSE Class 12 examination. About 550,000 students had taken the exam in this zone, this zone includes Tamil Nadu, the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Goa, Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka. 

On the other side of the story, hundreds of nervous students and anxious parents are calling help lines and psychiatrists for counseling.

One such counseling service received almost 25 calls per day since last three days. A leading psychiatrist said parents should understand the pressure and should not engage children and students in percentage race.

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CBSE 12 Results - JNV Shines again

CBSE 12 Results - JNV Shines again

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Has hold its second position just after Kendriya Vidyalaya  in the CBSE Class 12th Results,

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya managed to grab percentage of 91.14 per cent against a pass percentage of 91.65 per cent for KV's.

The subject-wise pass percentage for boys is 77 per cent as against 85.98 per cent for girls.
As girls fared much better than boys, they also helped to push overall pass percentage to 80.80 per cent.

Detailed result of the examination is available on CBSE's website


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JNV Student won Award at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Shri Kapil Sibal felicitated Eight young scholars for their innovative projects, which won recognition for the country at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the largest science competition for pre-college students, held this year at Atlanta, USA.

Mr. Sibal announced yet another initiative called Regional Innovation Science Hubs for Inventors, RISHI, to promote scientific temper in the country.

Lavanya Giriraj of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Mandya won the American Society for Horticultural Science Award of $500 for her project on Natural Color from Ixora Flowers.

As the world's only International science fair, ISEF is a unique platform for students to demonstrate their prowess across all life sciences. ISEF is organized by the Society for Science and is sponsored by Intel since 1996. Started in 1950, with 30 participants from the US with prizes in the form of scholarships for US $1,000, Intel ISEF today receives participation from over 50 countries and 1,500 participants, with prizes exceeding US $4 million.
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Ph. D. On jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya

A JNV Nizamsagar's (Andhra pradesh) first batch student Vani Gaddam completed Ph. D on Navodaya vidhyalayas at Utah State university, USA.


Dissertation is available at http://www.jeevani.org

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Redefining Education - Navodaya Way

Me and My mind: Redefining Education: "a school which doesnt focus on creating IITians but focus on creating scientists ( One who is able to see/appreciate the physics than just remembering physics). Schools should not focus on creating clerks only..rather they should focus on making an inquisitive mind with understanding of subject."

Bad Food Forces Student to Fled

Navodaites are known for their skills and active participation across the country, These Students are a major contributor of talent pool across the country.

however since the start of these schools, infrastructure has always been a problem, even in my navodaya time (1989-1993) we faced almost all infrastructure issues which a villager has to go through, blame it on the pilferage of the cash or the intentional mis-use of the grant from the government, student never got what govt wants them to have and what the students were dreaming.

In a recent news, almost 120 students of Farhanpur fled away from hostel after having a real bad food, worse behavior from authorities was the point of no return for them, these students of Class 10 scaled the wall of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Farhanpur and took refuge in a Gurdwara.

Children says they were angered at the qualify of food being served to them and also the behavior of the authority (including principal), when they protested about the food.

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Motivational Program by Navodaya

Imphal initiated a 9 day long "Motivational Program" for navodaites,

This program was organized by Manipur Science and Technology Council (MASTEC) and catalysed and supported by NCSTC, department of science and technology (DST), government of India, New Delhi.

Around 40 Navodaites were participating from 8 selected Navodaya.

The participants visited the seismic observatory at Canchipur and studied how an earthquake took place and how its intensity is measured at the seismological centre, they also visited laboratories of the Manipur Institute of Technology (MIT) and interacted with the engineers there.

During the course of the program, the students had visited different laboratories (such as soil, horticulture, animal sciences, tissue culture labs) of the Central Agricultural University (CAU), Imphal, students also visited prestigious "Remote Sensing and GIS of the Earth Sciences Department" of Manipur University.

They watched a A short film on tsunamis was to be aware of tsunamis in reality.

Following topics were discussed

  • Understanding the planet Earth
  • Medical sciences
  • Avian Influenza
  • Computer world
  • Loktak lake - a wetland of international importance
  • Food adulteration

A hands on project of title "Global communication through internet" was also carried out by students. The students team could launch web pages of their respective schools in such a short time of project work.

Navodaites favourite a science elocution competition on science topics was also arranged.

  1. 1st position went to Ch Chingkheinganba and K Norendro of The Antarctic English School, Yairipok. They spoke on the topic `Solar System`.
  2. 2nd position went to Puspa Chongtham and Sinorita Moirangthem of Brighter Academy, Imphal on the topic `Pollution`.
  3. 3rd position went to Longjam Tomthin and A Misban Hanif of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Yaralpat, Imphal East on the topic `Cloning`.

The best part of the programme was to gift a solar lamp and solar cooker to each student, this will bring encouragement and enthusiasm to all student participants and will also promote science and technology.

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JNV Kaimur - Girl Molested by staff

Some of the non-teaching staff of the JNV Sasaram (Kaimur district, Bihar) have sparked uproar in the village, The latest victim was a Class VIII student.

Local DIG visited the school confirmed that the FIR against the accused had been filed.

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TZP Screening at Navodaya

Aamir Khan's Taare Zameen Par is going to be screened at all the 22 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) of the Madhya pradesh State.

Official letter regarding the same is issued from the New Delhi headquarters.

Ranchi's Navodaya Principal also feels that screening would help both students and teachers solve their day to day problems.

This idea is most welcomed by all teachers and students across state.


Student gives birth at JNV exam hall

Student gives birth at Bihar's JNV exam hall

A class X Board student gave birth to a baby while writing a paper at the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya examination center in this district headquarter town of Sheikhpura (Bihar), 18-year-old Sushmita Kumari delivered the baby when she was writing the Hindi paper.

Both mother and her baby were soon taken to the nearby Hospital, Condition of mother and child is good.

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Punjabi Language in Navodaya

Punjab judicery is worried over negligible use of the official language in workplace, this lead them to pass a resolution asking the local government to make Punjabi language mandatory in offices.

Not only this, Punjabi will now be compulsory up to class X in all schools in the state, yes in Navodaya and other CBSE as well.

All state education schools and also those affiliated to CBSE or ICSE, including Navodaya and KV's will have to strict to this law.

Now everyone will say Chak De Punjabi...


Budget 2008-09 - More Navodaya Schools

FM declared opening new JNV's in the new fiscal year,
Here is the excerpt from FM's Budget speech which talks about JNV's
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are quality schools. In order to make such schools more accessible to SC and ST students, Government plans to establish Navodaya Vidyalayas in 20 districts that have a large concentration of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. I propose to set apart Rs.130 crore in 2008-09 for this purpose.


JNV - George Fernandes joined protesting teachers

Former defense Minister and political veteran George Fernandes pressed that members of All India Navodaya Vidyalaya Staff Association (AINVSA) should
get their pension and gratuity.

Mr. Fernandes said that these teachers are from all parts of the country, and they have been deprived of their rights.

Association has blamed the Central Government for not providing them with basic facilities like pension and gratuity.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas were established in 1986.The country today has 567 Navodaya Vidyalayas.



The prestigious Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is pushing limits and moving out of traditional school-room education, in a recent tie-up with Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow, the senior administrators of the school will be trained by IIM Lucknow faculties, this involves training in career counsellings, change management, team building etc.

A.N. Ramachandra, deputy commissioner of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) said that  "The aim is to make our students grow as complete and successful individuals, Leadership, team building, human capital management are some of the things we learn at IIM Lucknow". Ramachandra himself had undergone a similar training program  at IIM Kolkata.

Currently There are 565 schools under the NVS umbrella in India,  and NVS is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Human Resource Development with the minister as its chairman.

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JNV Khumbong closed after extortion threats

Following threats from a militant group over an extortion demand, the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Khumbong is closed down abruptly this morning with guardians taking away their wards studying in the school, School authorities requested them to do so.

JNV, Khumbong authorities received a demand letter from a militant group some days back, apparently demanding Rs. 10 lakhs from the school authorities.

The school has a total of 520 students together from standard V to XII, all staff members were reluctant to speak on the matter. someone told on the condition of anonymity that the demand letter had been received in the last week of December, but all negotiations to moderate the demand had failed.

adding insult to injury, the principal of the school was have taken leave since January 2.


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