Balurghat,.1 August :Guardians of a Balurghat-based private school staged an agitation in front of the school principal office today demanding immediate cleaning operation to be undertaken at the school premises following a reported snakebite happened to a kid studying in nursery section of the school.
Sources said that a student studying in the nursery section at Techno India Group of public school, Balurghat had to be reportedly admitted to hospital following a snakebite inside the classroom on Friday.
This triggered tension as a large number of parents and guardians met the school principal today and submitted a memorandum regarding unhygienic condition of the school premises and demanding immediate needful measures within next ten days by the authority.
“We, the guardians are scared following the incident of snakebite. so until appropriate measures are taken we will not send our children to school“said a guardian.
“The building where the nursery classes are held are not clean. Sights of snakes roaming to and fro are very common. Under this situation it has become very pertinent for the authority to shift the nursery section to another place. We have demanded to do this within next ten days “said another guardian.
An angry guardian alleged that despite repeated plea to make the premises clean and hygienic the authority turned a deaf ear rwhich might resulted in the incident of snakebite.