New Delhi: Private school operators who have been ignoring the Delhi government for the demands of school ban, lack of funds and opening of schools till now, will now protest on the streets. Under this, about 500 school operators, led by five private schools organizations Epsa, Disa, Nisa, PLPS and South Delhi Association, will conduct protest marches in Delhi on 18 January.
According to school organizations, schools in Delhi have been closed since March 2020 due to the Kovid and lockdown. While the process of partially opening schools started in November 2020 in various states of the country. Schools have opened in all the states including Delhi’s neighboring states Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan. But due to the closure of Delhi’s schools, many teachers and staff including school operators are facing problems.
Operators say that opening a school is equivalent to closing 100 prisons. In such a situation, how many jails will be filled by the closure of hundreds of schools, it cannot be estimated. Therefore, the school directors will now take out a protest march from Delhi’s Chandgiram Akhara to the Chief Minister’s residence on January 18 with their four demands.
Nearly 500 school operators led by Affordable Private Schools Association (APSA), Developing Independent Schools Alliance (DISA), National Independent Schools Alliance (NISA), Private Land Public Schools Association (PLPS) and South Delhi Public Schools Management Association in the protest march. Will join and submit a memorandum to the Chief Minister regarding his demands.