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Report on Hosanna controversy Wednesday, July 25, 2001
By Our Correspondent, The AsianAge
Ahmedabad, July 23: The District Education Officer, Ahmedabad city, would submit report on Hosanna Missionary High School’s alleged bindi controversy to state education minister Anandi Patel on Tuesday.
The alleged bindi contorvery connected to the Gujarati medium of the school at Virat Nagar, Odhav, that sparked off last week had turned communal following which Ms Patel had ordered an inquiry into the matter.
The school management has been under severe criticism ever since it allegedly prevented the students and teachers belonging to other communities from putting a bindi on their forehead.
The Asian Age had earlier spoken to the school officials,who denied the allegations outright and informed that a teacher suspened from the school is responsible for the issue.
News Source : The AsianAge Ahmedabad Edition [ The coolest Newspaper for city ]