Six days means a year’s wait for school ad­mis­sion

7 Days in Dubai - - PEOPLE -

My daugh­ter was born on Au­gust 6 and the new rule for age cri­te­ria de­fines as on April 1 the child should be 3 years and 8 months to start KG1 (CBSE). Even though my daugh­ter at­tains that age and has the ma­tu­rity to start school she will not get ad­mis­sion be­cause tech­ni­cally she is short by 6 days. She has a best friend who is our neigh­bour, ev­ery day they play to­gether, lunch to­gether but luck­ily he was born five days ear­lier than my daugh­ter on July 26 and no prob­lem in school ad­mis­sion. Now how do I ex­plain to my daugh­ter that he can go to school but she can­not. Some­times in the middle of sleep sud­denly she wakes up cry­ing “miss is not

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