Student unions shutdown schools over fee-hike row
CHITWAN: Joint Student Struggle Committee, Chitwan has enforced indefinite educational strike in all schools in Chitwan under the Private and Boarding Schools Organizations Nepal (PABSON) from today.
All schools under PABSON have been shut down for an indefinite period from today as per the pre-scheduled programme when consensus was not reached in different rounds of talks with PABSON Chitwan, said Secretary of Nepal Students’ Union (NSU), Chitwan, Parameswor Khanal.
The United Students’ Committee Chitwan has been on agitation in protest of educational fee hike by private schools.
The agitating students have already padlocked the principal and account section of private schools after the PBASON increased educational fee by 22.8 per cent. RSS