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State puts Cap on School Bag weight
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State puts Cap on School Bag weight

May 4, 2019

Bans homework for Class 1 and 2 students; Every Third Saturday will be ‘No Bag Day’ Mysore: The State Government has stepped in to reduce homework for school students and restrict the weight of their school bags. The weight of the school bag has been in debate for years and experts have often opined that…

When R.K. Narayan raised School Bag weight issue in Parliament
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When R.K. Narayan raised School Bag weight issue in Parliament

May 4, 2019

Mysuru:  Renowned novelist from Mysuru R.K. Narayan had raised the issue of school bag weight in the Rajya Sabha in the late 1980s. Narayan, who created some of the most memorable stories about childhood, argued for abolition of the school bag. Such a measure should be the beginning of a wider reform in school education….

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