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Podcast; Voices from the lockdown: Kashmiri students unable to prep for board exams; specialists whine formative years ‘worst affected’


It has been 84 days for the reason that 5 August option of the Centre to revoke Article 370 and Article 35 A in Jammu and Kashmir. On 31 October, the say of Jammu and Kashmir will officially cease to exist.

This option of the authorities came at a extraordinarily weird time for faculty students in Kashmir. It turned into on the starting of the valuable last term of this educational 12 months that ends with exams that are qualifiers to proceed to the next grade.

Within the toughest build of abode are Class 10 and Class 12 students who are scheduled to present their board exams two days from now, on 29 October. Having uncared for out on three months value of classes, with a colossal section of the syllabus not even being complete and with the Valley having zero access to web, students are slipping into severe depression.

In this day’s episode of the Firstpost podcastVoices from the lockdown‘, Greeshma Kuthar speaks to Kaiser Andrabi about the ordeal students are going thru in Kashmir. Integrated are excerpts from interviews with students, dad and mother, academicians and mental nicely being mavens in Kashmir.

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