BOKARO: Several parents staged a demonstration against the DAV Public School here on Saturday accusing the institute of withholding report cards of their wards till admission and other fees for the 2020 academic session were not paid.
The protestors also accused Chas circle officer Dilip Kumar, who was at the demonstration site to pacify them, of misbehaving with them and threatening to thrash them if they don’t disperse.
Kumar, however, denied that he had spoken harsh words but said he was only trying to calm down the protesters.
According to the protestors, the DAV management must provide the cards without paying admission and activity fees.
Sunita, a protesting parent said, “We are ready to pay the monthly tuition fees, but the school management is asking for the admission fees of the last academic year during the coronavirus period. They are also charging activity and library fees among others. They are not giving us the report cards unless we pay the whole amount. How can we pay such a hefty amount in this period of the pandemic?”
The school’s principal-in-charge, Anupam Bhatnagar, refuted the allegations and said the school is giving away the report cards even to those who have not paid the fees.