Agra school asks women to get a boyfriend earlier than Valentine’s Day; principal rubbishes report


Lucknow: A prestigious school in Agra has issued a weird round making it necessary for all women to have a boyfriend earlier than Valentine’s Day on February 14 for safety causes or else they are going to be denied entry into the faculty. The Principal, nonetheless, rubbished the round.

The round on St John’s Faculty letter head went viral on social media. It’s signed by one Prof Ashish Sharma, Affiliate Dean (Educational Affairs). St John’s Faculty is likely one of the oldest instructional establishments in Agra, based in 1850 by Britishers.

The viral round, dated January 14, reads: “It’s necessary for all women to have a minimum of one boyfriend by February 14. This has been carried out for safety functions. Single women won’t be allowed to enter the faculty premises. They’ll have to indicate a current image with their boyfriend. Unfold love.”

The round created panic amongst lady college students. “We got here to find out about it when it was circulated on whatsapp. It grew to become a scorching subject for dialogue. How might school authorities concern such a ridiculous order?” fumed a university lady.

Initially, the lady college students have been scared however later a few of them introduced it to the discover of their mother and father. On the recommendation of their mother and father, they mustered the braveness to examine with school authorities who vehemently denied having issued the round.

Later, academics and college students introduced it to the discover of the Faculty Principal Prof S.P. Singh who issued a clarification on Monday to garbage the faux round. “It has come to our discover that some mischievous components have been circulating a message wrongfully attributing it to school authorities. The intent appears to tarnish the great identify and repute of the faculty,” he acknowledged within the clarification.

“College students are requested to disregard the unauthorized info. The faculty authorities will discover out these answerable for the mischievous act and provoke motion in opposition to them,” warned the Principal.

The Principal instructed mediapersons that the faculty doesn’t have any workers members with the identify of Prof Ashish Sharma. He has additionally ordered an inquiry to search out out who had circulated that mischievous and pretend letter creating panic amongst lady college students, who suspect handiwork of ultimate 12 months college students.

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