Irked by the murder of Class 2 student- Pradyuman- in Ryan International school in Bhondsi, Gurgaon, parents of other students protested outside three branches of the school- Noida, Greater Noida and Noida Extension. Seeking for better protection of their children inside school premises, parents met the principals of all the three schools. The concerned parents said that such incidents should not be repeated.
Amid security beefing, parents started gathering outside the school premises from 7:30 am after having sent their children for the half-yearly exams. They reportedly pressurised the school authorities to meet them. Having met the city Magistrate Mahendra Singh with their demands, the parents said, "We wanted reassurance from the principal on various safety accounts, like increased number of CCTV cameras, GPRS in buses and female attendants to accompany children to toilets, etc. However, the principal did not want to meet all of us at once and later met five parents who were assured that our demands will be met. However, we have not got anything in writing."
A memo raising 13 demands was handed over to the Principals, which included:
While all the three principals met a group of parents and assured them of action, the parents said that they will continue to follow up on their demands.