Garo organizations protest Assam government's decision to close down Gohalkona High School

Garo organizations protest Assam authorities’s choice to shut down Gohalkona Excessive Faculty

BOKO: Garo College students’ Union (GSU) Assam, state zone, organized a protest assembly towards the federal government’s choice to shut down the Gohalkona Excessive Faculty at Gohalkona Excessive Faculty playground beneath Boko LAC in Kamrup district of Assam on Tuesday. Round 1000 folks from South Kamrup’s Garo villages together with delegates of Garo Nationwide Council (GNC), Garo Sahitya Sabha (GSS), Garo Girls Council (GWC) and A’Chik Holistic Awakening Motion (AHAM) took half within the assembly.

Gohalkona Excessive Faculty was established in 1948. Earlier it was an MV Faculty which was established within the 12 months 1933. Gohalkona village is 10 kilometers removed from Boko and it’s a Garo tribal inhabited village.

“That is the one highschool for this distant space. College students belonging to Garo group research their increased schooling after Decrease Main solely on this college. A complete of 191 college students on this college are from very distant hilly areas together with Ukium and different hilly components of South Kamrup space,” mentioned Silna J Sangma, trainer of the Gohalkona Excessive Faculty.

“Final 12 months a complete of 26 college students appeared within the HSLC examination from this college, however all of them failed within the Class X board examination,” she added. When requested the explanations behind the failure, she replied that through the Covid pandemic scenario college students didn’t research correctly. Throughout that point, on-line courses had been happening in different components of Assam, however on this space, there is no such thing as a correct web providers, and a few college students didn’t have smartphones. Then again, the varsity is operating with an absence of academics in lots of topics.”

Foldin R Marak, President GSU Assam zone mentioned, “Greater than 1000 Garo persons are gathered right here to protest towards the closing of Garo medium college. Authorities of Assam has already determined to shut the Garo medium colleges in Assam. Progressively our Garo medium college might be diminished. If the prevailing colleges are closed, the place will the youngsters of this college research? As an alternative of closing the amalgamating Garo medium colleges simply attempt to implement by appointing extra Garo medium academics within the Garo medium colleges. We demand the federal government to not shut in addition to no amalgamating, no shifting of the prevailing Garo medium colleges in Assam must be carried out. If the federal government of Assam would not settle for our demand we are going to resort to agitation.”

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