Students Gherao Teachers in Hooghly


Chinsurah: Class 12 students of Pachpara High school of Hooghly’s Jirat gheraoed 24 teachers of their school demanding promotion after failing in the selection test exam for the state board’s higher secondary examinations, on Monday.

92 students had appeared for the selection test out of which 11 has failed. The failed 11 students have taken hostage of the teachers, according to school authorities. The school head master, Sukhendu Nag tells, if the school grants promotion to the 11 unsuccessful students, then also they will fail in the forthcoming State Higher Secondary Board Examination.

When questioned regarding informing the police, the head master says that as it is they are the students of this school, hence police hasn’t been involved. The school is tried to negotiate with the students and find the solution.