Several parents of students studying at Timpany School,Visakhapatnam staged a protest demonstration outside the school on Tuesday demanding the school management to collect only tuition fee in accordance with the government order.
S Hemanth Kumar, one of the parents at the protest, said that the state government has issued an order asking schools to collect only the tuition fee during the pandemic.
“But the school (Timpany School) has been collecting fees under other heads. They have stopped online classes for children who couldn’t pay the whole fee,” he added.
Upon hearing of the demonstration, district education officer B Lingeswara Reddy rushed to the school and discussed the issue with the school management. Parents submitted a representation to police officials visiting the school.