[Video] SC/HSC Exam Fees: Students Manifest In The Streets This Morning

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SC / HSC students will gather in front of the Parliament Building at 10:00 AM this morning before making a peaceful march. Sticking to their position, they refuse to pay examination fees.

[UPDATE]

Non, non, pa pou paye,” chant the college students. They were more to have gathered outside the Government House on Thursday September 15 for a peaceful march in the streets of Port Louis. They object to the payment of examination fees for the School Certificate and Higher School Certificate. They are supported by trade unionists, like those of Regrupma travayer Sosyal and UPSEE.

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Le gouvernement ne respecte pas sa promesse,” says Rajah Mahadeo. “Il est aberrant de dire que les élèves qui ne vont pas à l’école sont irresponsables,” he added.

Nous ne sommes pas là pour revendiquer un privilège mais un droit. Le gouvernement n’a pas le droit d’obliger les parents à payer les frais d’examens. Ce gouvernement est dans l’illégalité, “said Karrimbaccus Mansoor, vice president of UPSEE. “C’était une promesse électorale de payer les frais d’examens. Le Premier ministre doit assumer ses responsabilités. L’engagement pris doit être respecté,” say the side of the UPSEE.

Note that the Union of Private Secondary Education Employees (UPSEE) is present for the march. More to follow..

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