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The matter of inspection of recognized schools has reached the SC Commission

AMRIK SINGH | May 12, 2022 05:44 PM

AMRITSAR: The matter of restoration of 5% quota seats for SC students in recognized schools has reached the Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes.

It may be recalled that RPI (Eighth) State Convener Mr. Satnam Singh Gill, State Secretary Mr. Gopal Singh Umranangal, State Secretary Mr. Amritpal Singh Satiala, Mr. Kuldeep Singh Bhullar Tarn Taran and Mr. Mandeep Singh constituted 5 member delegation in Amritsar today as per the scheduled program. Informal meeting with Deepak Kumar Hans, Senior Chairman, Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes at his residence.

Mr. Deepak Kumar Hans, Senior Chairman, Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes, after receiving complaints from the delegation, assured the delegation that the "inspection" of the recognized schools would be carried out in a transparent manner.

Talking to media here today, Mr. Deepak Kumar Hans said that it was in the public interest to conduct an "impartial inquiry" against the schools in connection with the restoration of quota reserved seats in recognized schools for the children belonging to the weaker sections. A complaint has been submitted to me.

He further said that on the complaint of Mr. Satnam Singh Gill, a status report would also be sought from DC Amritsar regarding the 92 schools which were approached by the DC for investigation.
Replying to a query, he said that his son Kuldeep Singh had also lodged a complaint with the commission regarding the abuse of Tarsem Singh, Sarpanch of Bhullar village of Tarn Taran. He said that the grievances would be settled as per the law.

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