Students of class 11 hit streets in Sopore, seek mass promotion
Sopore, Oct 12: Students of 11th standard from Government higher secondary schools both boys and girls in Sopore staged a protest at Iqbal market Sopore urging the government to announce mass promotion for them.
Shouting slogans “announce mass promotion, do justice with students” scores of the students including girls of 11th standard, assembled outside Boys and Girls Higher Secondary schools here and staged the protest.
The protest led to disruptions in traffic and movement o people or a brief period, witnesses said.
The protesting students said that they could not complete the syllabus owing to the closure of schools and poor internet service. They appealed the authorities to announce mass promotion for 11th standard students of Kashmir Valley so that their academic year is not wasted.
“We appeal to the government to announce mass promotion for 11th class students of the valley. We could not cover our syllabus as schools were closed in the aftermath of the outbreak of coronavirus, nor could we do much through online coaching in view of the poor internet services,” Junaid Ahmad, a student of Boys higher secondary Sopore said.