Sootea viral video: MLA takes stock of the school

Sootea viral video: MLA takes stock of the school

Few days ago, Pratidin Time aired a shocking news, which shows how students of West-Kuruwati LP School in Assam's Sootea under Biswanath district risk their lives every day in order to reach school in time.

And the video goes viral across the nation as the little Children have to carry aluminium pots along with their school bags and walk down to the river bank.

After the video outraged many on social media, MLA  Pramod Borthakur, who represents the area in the state assembly said, he is "ashamed to see this."

After-which, as an impact of the news, on Saturday, MLA of Biswanath Constituency Pramod Borthakur visits the said school on a boat. Borthakur took stock regarding the various problems of the school. He assured necessary steps will be taken to feasible the transport system.

He also realized that the remote village terribly needs a sustainable transport system.

It may be mentioned that there are no bridges or boats. They climb into the pots and row using both hands, to get to the other side of the river. And it is the same mode of transport on their way back home.

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