Special Children Protest Against BISE Lahore

Lahore:July 27: Special children and their parents held a protest demonstration against the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) in front of Alhamra Hall Mall Road where medal awarding ceremony of Matric position holders and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Annual Examination 2015 result was being observed on Saturday. The protestors registered protest due to non-announcement of their names separately on Friday during announced the position holders name of SSC and giving medals and prices during medal awarding ceremony. However, Ombudsman Punjab was reserved its judgment and announced the verdict in the right of petitioner. Ombudsman Punjab in the remarks directed to the Chairman BISE Lahore to revise the policy and make provision in the rules regarding declaration of results of 9th and 10th class to the extent of highlighting position holders amongst special students through media and conferring awards. They were raised chanted slogans against BISE Lahore while holding placards inscribed different slogans “Hard of Hearing Students” and “Make our Rights Reality”. Special children including Fatima Shakir, Dua, Aima Zahra, Haseeb and protestors have demanded Chief Minster Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to direct the BISE Lahore Chairman and other concerned departments for separately announcing their names on media and give the equal space in the society as normal people. A special child, Fatima Shakir, has got 1,004 marks out of 1,100 with the percentage of 91 in SSC Examination 2015 who attempted matric paper as a private candidate. She said, “BISE Lahore has neglected the judgment of Ombudsman Punjab and the special children during making SSC annual examination 2015 result as well as announcing position holder names”. She said BISE Lahore should acknowledge to their hardworking of day and night along with their parents who have work a lot for them. Father of Fatima, Shakir Hussain talking to Daily Times said that they have struggled a lot for the children education and faced several problems. He said that course of special children is different which download from net, purchase shops and also arranged tutor on heavy fees because his daughter came into special children category. He demanded that CM Punjab and BISE Chairman Lahore for announcing the result separately and announced medals and Laptops for special children which should be distribute among students to call on stage like other position holder.Daily Times.

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