Sudden Fee Hike Witnessed Massive Protest Of Guardians

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Kolkata: A missionary school Convent of Our Lady Of Providence Girls’ High School situated on AJC Bose Road near Moulali witnessed protests from guardians, over a sudden fee hike on Thursday morning.

The agitating guardians also resorted to a roadblock and were also involved in scuffle with the police, who tried to push back the agitators. According to the agitating parents, Lady of Providence Girls’ School has suddenly raised the tuition fees by Rs 200- 300 a month, keeping them completely in the dark.

ফি বৃদ্ধির প্রতিবাদে ‘ধুন্ধুমার’ অভিভাবকদের

The guardians had resorted to an agitation on Tuesday, following which the school authorities had consented to sit for a meeting on Wednesday. However, even after the meeting, the school stuck to their stand of increasing fees.

The guardians alleged that the school has been raising fees in leaps and bounds since January and it has now gone up to a hike of nearly Rs 200 -300 a month. The police managed to pacify the agitators. However, they threatened to continue their agitation on Friday, unless the school authorities roll back the fee hike.

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