Stones in the Path

Primary Education

This message in the compound wall of a Primary School says “In the age to get educated, why go to break stones (for livelihood)”.

At the wake of about 50 Corporation schools to be closed in the city due to poor patronage, the need to put the children from the poorer community to schools is very high. Though the urge in their families is to get an additional hand supporting their livelihoods from the crutches of poverty is tempting, than putting their kids at schools.

This scene from a Primary school of the Panchayat of Tirisulam.

One comment on “Stones in the Path”

  1. I bet they hired at least one kid to help while the sign was being painted.

    Ram : Not necessarily ….


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