Girl students in Sikkim to receive self-defence training



Girl students of class six to ten in all government schools in Sikkim will receive self-defence training, an official said.

Girl students would be trained in self-defence to defend themselves, Special Secretary, Education department, Bhim Thatal said after inaugurating a self-defence training programme for girls at Samdong Government Senior Secondary School on Sunday.

Thatal said self-defence training is also to inculcate discipline and to prepare them for future obstacles.

Girl students will be trained in taekwondo, karate, boxing and kickboxing, he said. (PTI)