People protest, demand Degree College at Panchari

Excelsior Correspondent
UDHAMPUR, Feb 13: Demanding Degree College at Panchari, locals held a protest demonstration and also submitted a memorandum to Governor  through Deputy Commissioner Udhampur, Ravinder Kumar.
The protesting villagers raised slogans in support of their demand and said that a college for tehsil Panchari was required for implementation of Government programme ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padao’.
There are four Higher Secondary Schools feeding the tehsil and Panchari is canter place where only 5 to 15 percent students,  especially girls purse the higher education due to non availability of Degree College in the tehsil, they explained and added that  if a college is established in Panchari the poor girls can continue their higher education.