This incident is from Devgaon Government Girls Ashram School in Trimbakeshwar, Igatpuri in Nashik district. A teacher of this school had ordered that girl students who have had periods should not be a part of the tree plantation campaign.
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‘girls whose periods Going on, they should not plant trees. Otherwise those plants will get burnt. Making this strange claim, a teacher from Igatpuri in Nashik district removed the girl students from the plantation drive and they tree planting could not take part in the campaign. Taking cognizance of this incident, Maharashtra Women’s Commission has ordered strict action. People in Nashik district are expressing anger for the concerned teacher regarding this incident.
On the one hand, a tribal woman has been seated in the post of President in the country. On the other hand, in a tribal dominated area of the country, tribal girls are being treated like this. This incident is from Devgaon Government Girls Ashram School in Trimbakeshwar, Igatpuri. A teacher of this school had ordered that girl students who have had periods should not be a part of tree plantation campaign and should not plant saplings. Because if they plant saplings during periods, then those plants will get burnt.
Women’s Commission ordered strict action
A girl student told her parents about this incident that happened in the school. After this, the parents of the victim girl lodged a complaint with the Tribal Development Department. The matter caught fire again and the Additional Commissioner ordered to take action against the guilty teacher. After this the matter reached the Maharashtra State Commission for Women. The Women’s Commission has also demanded strict action against the concerned teacher.
Women’s Commission tweeted information
Hee Baba is very condemnable asun, serious interference in Maharashtra State Commission for Women or incident, or strict action taken by teachers.@ChakankarSpeaks
— Maharashtra State Commission for Women (@Maha_MahilaAyog) July 26, 2022
Women’s Commission sought report after action
The Women’s Commission has not only ordered action against the teacher concerned, but has also called for a detailed report on what action was taken later. The Women’s Commission has given this order to the Commissioner, Tribal Department, Nashik.
What is the whole matter?
Last week, a tree plantation campaign was started at the Devgaon Government Girls Ashram School in the tribal area of Igatpuri in Trimbakeshwar in Nashik district. 10 girl students were to participate in this campaign. But before this, a teacher of the school, making a strange claim, stopped those girls who had their periods from participating in this program. The teacher said that many of the trees that were planted last time died. This happened because some girl students had planted saplings during their periods. Planting plants in periods burns the plants,
Making this strange claim, the concerned teacher ordered that those who have had periods should not be a part of this campaign. Not only this, those girl students were also instructed not to go near the plants. One of these students informed her parents about this. After this the matter came to the fore.