Pune: School Bouncers Beat Parents For Opposing Fee Hike

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Bibvewadi, 12th March 2022: A parent who went to oppose school lab fees was beaten by a school bouncer. The incident took place at Kline Memorial High School in Bibwewadi.

Mangesh Gaikwad has lodged a complaint in his regard with Bibvewadi police station. He was hit by a female bouncer. After the video of the incident went viral, angry parents came together and rushed to Bibwewadi Police Station. Meanwhile, the school has not yet commented on the matter.

According to police, Mangesh’s son is studying Kline Memorial High School. The school has been conducting online classes for the past two years due to the Covid -19 pandemic. However, the lab and the library fees are being still charged by the school. School fees have also been increased. As a result, the parents had met the Principal of the school two days ago. However the visit was not satisfactory, the school refused to reduce the fees.

After this, once again Gaikwad and other parents had gone to the school to meet the Principal. But the school bouncer denied them entry to the principal’s cabin. This led to an argument between the bouncer and the parents. In this, a female bouncer pushed Gaikwad.

Giving information in this regard, Pratik Desarda, General Secretary of Bharatiya Yuva Morcha, said that in the last two years, many people have become unemployed due to covid. Parents do not have money to pay the fees. At the same time school has increased the fees. The incident took place when the parents went to protest.