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‘Saki Naka school forcing us to pay development fund’

DNMUM398558 | 10/13/2017 | Author : Ankita Bhatkhande | WC :172



Parents of Lokmanya Tilak High School in Saki Naka have alleged that the school is constantly pressurising them to collect funds for its new building in the offing. Several parents from the school said that the school has asked them to pay Rs 1,000 as development fund for the new building, and have also been additionally asked to collect the same amount as donation from their acquaintances.
Several parents have recently written to the state education department alleging that the school is threatening to fail students if they fail to collect money for the development funds. “We have been given a booklet with 10 receipts of Rs 100 each, and have been asked to collect Rs 1,000 from people we know. Many of us are from the poor economic st
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