Doda, April 30
To promote Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Abhiyan in rural areas and to enable the students fraternity to counter this curse, Government Upper Primary School (UPS) Masri in collaboration with others schools of Zone Gundna organized a debate cum awareness programme at Government UPS Masri.
Speaking on the occasion, Head master Government UPS Masri Shabir Ahmed said that the programme was aimed to make the students aware of such crime being executed against the girl child. He also said that we as a society should work towards to save the girl child as the sex ratio is decreasing day by day.
In the debate competition, scores of students from different educational institutions of Zone Gundna participated and threw light of the said topic.
Master Mohammad Abdullah Batt was the chief guest while Head Master Government UPS Masri Shabir Ahmed who was the host presided over the programme besides Dheeraj Kumar from Govt UPS Bashi and Ghulam Hassan from Govt HSS Gundna acted as jury members.
In the debate competition, Alweena Tabassum of UPS Abli Masri, Umair Bin Nazir of UPS Masri and Sartaj Shafi of Rafiq Memoriak Academy were awarded Ist, 2nd and 3rd Position respectively.
Speaking on the occasion, chief guest Mohammad Abdullah Batt stressed to sensitize the society about the female foeticide, as it was resulting in decreasing girl population. It was also said, the state government has launched various schemes aimed at motivating parents not to differentiate between male and female child since both are equally important to maintain the social system and equalize the sex ratio.
Among staff members, teachers from different schools, the debate programme was also attended by a large gathering of local populace.