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Student meets with accident, school makes him attend class

Kolkata: The family members of a Class IV student who received injuries after being hit by car alleged the despite the wounds on his body the school authorities did not send him to the hospital and kept him in class for two hours.
It has also been alleged that when other guardians protested against the incident and urged the school authorities to make necessary arrangements to send the child to hospital, they were threatened by the school authorities by saying steps would be taken against them later.
The family members of the boy, after being informed, rushed to the school and took him to the hospital. Police also reached the spot after the incident as tension prevailed in the school.
The victim, Asish Pramanaik, a resident of Saradapally area of Nilgunge Road, studies in Class IV at St. Claret School of Debpukur Telinipara area in Titagarh.
Like every other day he boarded a pool car from his house. When he was getting down from the pool car near his school a speeding private car hit him and he received injuries on his body.
Instead of taking the boy to the hospital, the school authorities made him sit in the classroom for two hours.
It was also alleged that despite the child complaining about his pain, no one listened to him.
Asish's family members later came to know about the incident and rushed to the school. They took the child to the hospital for treatment. According to the doctors, the victim had received multiple injuries on his body.
The family members are clueless as to why the injured student was not taken to the hospital.
Some other guardians said that they went to the school authorities but they did not listen to them.
Instead of taking any action, the school authorities had allegedly threatened the guardians not to spread any tension otherwise action will be taken against those who will found on the CCTV footages organising any agitation.
Police also reached the school to check for any untoward incidents.
The guardians have alleged that they are worried for the security of their children as the pool cars drop the students outside the school.
The pool cars are not allowed to enter the school premises as a result of which there is always a possibility of accidents.
The school authorities were not available for comment.
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