Govt Comes To Protect LGS Minor Girls - Punjab Education Minister Vows To Punish Culprits

Govt Comes To Protect LGS Minor Girls – Punjab Education Minister Vows To Punish Teachers

Recently, an unsettling revelation has been brought to notice, revolving around the students of the top-notch Lahore Grammar School 1A1 branch. Minor girls of the prestigious Lahore school have come out with strong harassment allegations against four male teachers. The school took action and suspended these teachers.

The news about the harassment allegations against these teachers spread like wildfire on social media. The outrage on social media has also reached the government.

‘These are my children’

In addition, Murad Rass, who is the current Provincial Minister of Punjab for School Education has also spoken up about the subject matter.

He took the matter to his Twitter and talked about how he will deal with the case himself. The Punjab Educational Minister says that he will talk to the principal of Lahore Grammar School (LGS) 1A1. Moreover, he said that he would acquire all the necessary details and bring the case to a proper conclusion.

Earlier, Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari also took notice of the harassment case against LGS teachers. The minister said regional offices are on alert now.

In addition to this, all the social platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter, are bombarded with educational institute related harassment cases. Students all over Pakistan, specifically from the city of Lahore, are coming forward and opening-up about the hidden reality of their educational institutes.

These students have finally mustered up the courage to speak out about the monstrosity that they had to deal with. Multiple educational institutions have turned out to be in the spotlight over the allegations of sexual harassment.

It is to be noted that it is not only LGS that has been accused of harassment. In fact, many institutions in Lahore including Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), and Foundation for Advancement of Science and Technology (FAST), are also in the related spotlight.

Actor Omair Rana’s involvement in harassment case 

The teachers who harassed and exploited these students at LGS will finally face the consequences now. Meanwhile, it is believed that Pakistani actor Omair Rana has also some role in the case. Omair was employed by LGS as a teacher for dramatics. Moreover, his wife, Maira Omar is also part of the LGS faculty.  Her worked at LGS 1A1 and female students are still sharing the ‘uncomfortable experiences’ they faced.

LGS Omair Rana

Source: tribune

We are proud of these young women who opened up about their harassment stories and called out their abusers. Let’s just hope that the government serves them right!

 

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