Srinagar, November 14: A girl in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district was denied her roll number slip or admit card to sit in class 12 board examinations by the school authorities because of her father failed to clear the outstanding school fee in given time.
The daughter of Abdul Majeed Ganai is the student of Baramulla Public School. She was supposed to sit in her first exam of class 12th last week but the school authorities refused to issue her the admit card which is necessary for appearing in any of the board examination and told her to clear the outstanding school fee of Rs 40,000. The man failed to arrange the sum and the girl missed her first exam.
“The outstanding balance was 40,000 rupees and I along with some respectable elders of Banglo Bagh, where I live, went her school. I had arranged 10, 000 rupees and I told the school authorities that I will also pay remaining amount in three installment but they didn’t hear a word and refused to give the roll number slip,” said the father on Friday.
He added that his daughter fainted and missed her first paper. The doctors said the girl is in a state of shock as it is for the first time she missed her exam. As per the father, the girl was excellent in studies. She secured 73 percent marks in 10th class and wanted to crack medical entrance examinations but the school authorities ruined her career and health as well.
Abdul Majeed Ganai has five daughter and this one was studying in the Baramulla Public School for last seven years and it was ironical that the school authorities barred her from appearing in the exam even after he promised her to pay the fee as soon as possible.
The father aggrieved that there were some serious problems because of which he became unable to pay girl’s school fee but on Friday he managed to pay a part of it. While Urging Education Minister to get involved and arrange something so that her daughter could appear in the missed paper. He also assured that he will pay the complete school fee as soon as possible.