Public parks turn hangout spot for students bunking classes in Sopore

Wahid Bhat

SRINAGAR, JULY 19 (PTK): The public parks like Shaheed Iqbal Bahi Park and Gulnar Park in Sopore area of Baramulla has turned into hangout spot for students studying in different educational institutions in the vicinity who are seen bunking classes under the very nose of school authorities.

Eyewitness working at different shops around the park said that the students studying in different schools of Sopore Degree college Sopore, Boys higher secondary school, girls secondary school Sopore, could be seen skipping classes, roaming around, sitting in groups and having fun in these parks for whole day.

The boys and girls seen inside these parks in schools uniforms are hardly checked by the concern officials, especially school authorities, if they are really bunking the classes and wondering around for hangout.

Many pedestrians said that administration is paying no heed to curb this practice by the young student. Adding that this has led to immoral activates in the area too.

However some teachers while talking to Press Trust of Kashmir said that students should follow the rules and regulation of an institution either its government school or private school, school is school.

He further added that tuitions are the main reason that students take classes in school easy. (PTK)