Mangaluru: MLC Ivan D’Souza criticises state government for indecision on school reopening


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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (ANK)

Mangaluru Jun 5: MLC Ivan D’Souza urged the government to come up with concrete policy and avoid creating confusion on the issue of reopening of schools.

Addressing the media here on Friday June 5, he said, “Due to relaxation of lockdown, the cases in the country and the state have increased. In a single day, 9,300 cases were reported in the nation and from the 38th position, today we are on the 7th position in the world.

“In spite of a steep increase in the number of cases, the state government has failed to take a firm stand on the reopening of schools and created lot of confusion. Under the current circumstances, what was the urgency to announce about the reopening of schools? Keeping sophisticated private schools in mind, the government has decided to reopen the schools but what about the schools in rural areas and the situation they face?

“The minister had announced the decision to start the schools in three phases which created confusion among school administrations as well as the parents. I urge the government to come up with a firm policy and avoid confusion about the reopening of schools.

“The government has spoken about conducting online classes. Here, we should understand that all the students cannot access internet and attend online classes. The chief minister did not announce any package for education during this Covid pandemic. The government has not allotted any amount for students.

“What is the urgency to start schools? During the rainy season it is common among small children to have cough, fever, cold. In such cases, where they will be sent? If any one student tests positive in the school, will the parents be ready to send their children to that school again? Questioned Ivan D’Souza.

He also urged the government to withdraw the decision for seats recalled under RTE.

Congress leaders Sahul Hameed, Ibrahim Kodijal and others were present.

 

 

 

  

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  • Sameer, Saudi

    Sun, Jun 7 2020

    I don't know y ivan making this issue after it was clarified by education minister.. Y again chewing like chewing gum.... Better u divert ur mind towards covid people from mumbai traveling towards mangalore.. Dont just go for vote purpose please

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  • Alan Dmello, Mangalore

    Sat, Jun 6 2020

    Ivan just wants a ticket to contest ONCE. There is a hidden agenda and its anybody's guess,
    Ivan is least bothered about the results. . Ivan and everyone in Congress and other parties knows where Ivan will land if he contests.
    BJP will field some Chunnu Munnu against this guy , so their political career is groomed.

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  • H. Almeida., Bendur/Andheri

    Sat, Jun 6 2020

    Empty vessels make more noise !!! These redundant netas, in the center and state are creating sound pollution !!! Citizens are not stupid, to observe their immature antics !!!!

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  • Adarsh, Mangalore

    Sat, Jun 6 2020

    How to send our kids to school? Is it possible for every parent to drop and pick their kids to and from school? Before there were options like school bus, vans etc, now because of social distancing it is possible to send them to school like before?

    The worst part is, during this crucial stage St. Aloysius PU college is planning to cut down their staff, rumours were that they will not be paid, not even half the salary and they have to take up classes online. They say that they don't have money to pay the wages, but they have not stopped collecting fees from students. They have been collecting funds in the name of charity, but they don't care about their staff. Crores of money have been added to the funds, there will be nothing accounted for. Lot of money is collected as donation from each student when they join 1st PUC, and they say they don't have money.

    These are our priests, who teach lot of things to people and fail to do good things.

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  • Jagdish, Mangalore/Bangalore

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Looks like this person woke up from sleep late. The govt has already told that schools will opened only after consulting parents and decision to start schools in the month of July is already been withdrawn by the govt.

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  • Alwin, Mangalore

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Demand assembly session.

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  • Langoolacharya., Belman / Washington, DC.

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    People,

    Ivan and Shobhakka should do a joint 'Press Meat' ...debate and discuss issues....and people should decide winners and looser's....

    Looser should be forbidden from conducting 'Press Meat' for at lest one year...

    So unnecessary noise in media could be avoided...Perhaps 'Nehru AKA Central Maidan; is right venue to conduct this 'press meat'...

    ...Tak...Takk...

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  • R.Bhandarkar, Mangaluru

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Lan Sir... Ivanaa
    Kaayen Karnaa....
    Mhon Lokaanche Monath Baslaan...
    Athaa Kaale Korchem? Thaaka Kaalenhee Suchnaa Konaa
    Vai Moo?

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  • Sanjay, Mangaluru

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Meat? hahaha....too much meat that is :))

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  • GURKA, Mangaluru

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    I suggest all the commercial schools to be closed down ! what we learnt from this covid is ACADEMIC achievements are BOGUS not yielding any helps in REAL LOGICAL LIFE !! Instead we should start real life productive education in SCHOOLS who can build a strong India and Make In India.

    Please IVANA advise THE AUTHORITIES that every school should have one nurse and one dietitian who can teach the school children about hygiene and awareness in nutrient food for healthy life to avoid the early diabetic and related complication in life.

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  • Prem, Mangalore

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    There are music, karate, dance teacher and other teachers work for temporary hourly basis. They should be paid some compensation at this critical time.

    They are jobless from the month of February. Schools shouldn't take their service for granted.

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  • Mahammad Shaheed, Melkar Panemangalore.

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಕನ್ನಡ ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಕಾಂಗ್ರೆಸ್ ನಲ್ಲಿ ಸದ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ಐವನ್ ಅವರು ಓರ್ವ ಓಡುತ್ತಿರುವ ಕುದುರೆ. ಯಾವುದೇ ವಿಷಯಗಳಿರಲಿ ಅದಕ್ಕೆ ತಕ್ಷಣ ಪ್ರತಿಕ್ರಿಯೆ ಅಥವಾ ವಿಮರ್ಶೆಯನ್ನು ನಡೆಸುವ ಮನೋಭಾವವನ್ನು ಬೆಳೆಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಮುಂದಿನ ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಕಾಂಗ್ರೆಸ್ ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷ ಸ್ಥಾನವು ಐವನ್ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಸಿಗಬೇಕು. ಆವಾಗ ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಮಟ್ಟದಲ್ಲಿ ಕಾಂಗ್ರೆಸ್ ನ ಬೆಳವಣಿಗೆಯು ಉತ್ತಮ ರೀತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಆಗಬಹುದು...

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  • Dinesh Kumar Shetty, Katipalla/Mangaluru

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Nice jokes, he he he, we want more of such kinds

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  • Sanjay, Mangaluru

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    hahahah....nice one...ತಕ್ಷಣ :))

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  • Ahmed Raza, Chennai

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Non-sense. Children's life is important than studies. You people's want to make business???

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  • Bhavya Baliga, Udupi

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    "I cannot send my child to school unless the city is Covid 19 free. Life of my child is more important than one year of commercial education" say the mothers in one single tone.

    Keeping aside the politics, unemployment, limelight, what does the father in Ivan say?

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  • Mario Almeida, Falnir / Mangalore

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Ivan Bab is in a hurry to join LKG.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Ivan D'Souza should stop confusing this poor man ...

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  • sri_elder, Karkala

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    I doubt you know the name of education minister of Maharashtra

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    sri_elder, Karkala
    Nirmala Sitaraman ...

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  • Nelson DSouza, Mangalore

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    I truly admire this non corrupt honest politician. Though be never ever won anything, he carries himself like a top neta with clean and shining clothes. And also takes up the case opposing students having to go to school. He is a role model for all these kids who wont go to school due to the lock down

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  • Sanjay, Mangaluru

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    hahahah....very nice

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  • Sahil, Mangaluru

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Before the decision why there was no correct recommendation from your end...

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  • Sanjay, Mangaluru

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    may be because he never went to school :))

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  • GURKA, Mangaluru

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    MR.IVANA ! You should suggest not ask the questions ? We have to work together as one nation in order to come over from the pandemic which is most concern of everyone !! Schools should have separate nurse to observe the students and report submitted to the concern department on daily basis. which should be made mandatory to each and every schools which should continue even after pandemic get over. One separate syllabus to be introduced on the PERSONAL HYGIENE and BEHAVIORAL ATTITUDE IN PUBLIC PLACES. ( with regard to the hygiene )

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  • Mohit, Mangalore

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    WhY is social distancing of 2mtr NOT maintained? Jobless only knows how to criticize.

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  • Rajesh, Mangalore

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    In a dynamic situation that we are facing, it is difficult to take a firm decision. most of the decisions are tentative and they get changed later. It is also difficult to take all parents on Board. There are parents who are not willing to send their children to school unless the count become zero. while some parents are willing to send when the curve gets flattenned somewhat. what if the virus cases remain for another two to three years? very difficult decision.

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  • Usha, Mangalore

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    How prepared are institutions should be the topic, and are parents ready to send their wards.

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  • James, Bendur

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Absolutely right ma'am.

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  • R.Bhandarkar, Mangaluru

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Mera Desh Badal Raha Hai
    Ivan Dsouza Sudhar Raha Hai !

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  • Lawrence Lobo, Mangalore

    Fri, Jun 5 2020

    Ivan is trying to copy Sidhu. It is already postponed. Jobeless fellow got nothing to do...

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