The police had arrested the five on Thursday and charged them with conspiring to impose the blockade.
Kishor, a Class IX student from Burgur, told TNIE, 'Tales about the city always fascinate us. However, though facilities are limited in our settlement, we like our habitat."
She used to flutter around like a butterfly in Uriampatti, a tribal settlement located deep inside Kuttampuzha forest.
An official in Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan in Coimbatore said, he did not receive any letter from the school and said he will check with the officials.
K Vidyadharan, secretary of Thiruvananthapuram Legal Service Authority and sub judge, received the books on behalf of the students.
Students, teachers and parents across the state are celebrating the start of a new academic year after two years of pandemic that disrupted the education system.
Students of five tribal hamlets in Anthiyur walk nearly five kilometres to reach the government higher secondary school at Hosur daily as there is no bus service.
Twenty-one-year-old Gautam Kerketta, who hails from a village in Gumla district in Jharkhand, is enamoured by the state.
For partially blind Linsi George, life is not for making compromises because of the darkness surrounding her, but it is all about leading generations towards the light.
Of the total 1,39,916 students dropped out of schools in past 10 years, around 19,000 belonged to ST category
It is the five teachers of Government Tribal LP School, Attathodu in Perunad grama panchayat in Ranni, who undertake the arduous journey to the tribal hamlets.
Though schools have switched back to virtual classes, there is no end to the struggle of students in tribal settlements in the district.
Successive governments have made tall claims, but not much has changed in tribal villages, especially in those perched atop hills.
The news that about half of the tribal students in Tamil Nadu do not continue their studies beyond Class 10 is alarming.
Tribal Welfare School at Kongaragidda village to get new building; Collector Shashanka, other officials concerned visit the school as per KT Rama Rao’s directions
As many as 40 students from Super-60 special campus have secured seats in prestigious IITs and NITs while others got admissions in reputed engineering colleges.
These will be telecast through a local cable television channel which would enable more students to attend classes without interruption.