Girl dies after returning from ‘Beti Bachao...’ event
HARDOI: A Class 9 student, Supriya Sharma, died here after returning from ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ function, organised on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child.
The condition of the girl deteriorated as soon as she returned home from the event.
She was suffering from high fever when her parents took her to the hospital, where she died during treatment.
The family of the girl accused the district authorities of not making proper arrangement at the event and of being careless.
“She went to attend the function. But the arrangements there were not up to the mark. Drinking water was not available. When my daughter came back home, she was suffering from high fever,” said the girl’s father.
Meanwhile, Basic Shiksha Adhikari, Hardoi, Hemant Rao, denied the allegation levelled by the family of the girl and said the
THE FAMILY OF THE GIRL ACCUSED THE DISTRICT AUTHORITIES OF NOT MAKING PROPER ARRANGEMENT AT THE EVENT AND OF BEING CARELESS.
authorities made all arrangements and that they were not responsible for the girl’s death .
“Every facility, including medical and drinking water, was available . The accusation made by the family is baseless and the matter is being probed,” he said.
Around 11,000 school girls gathered here on Thursday to script a world record by taking an oath for ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign.
The initiative was taken by the district administration and representatives of Eurasia World.