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SIO pledges support to St Annís school studentsí fight against bar

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Mangaluru, Dec 19 2017:  Students Islamic Organisation of India’s District President Talha Ismail K P visited the St Ann’s School at Kuntikan in Mangaluru on December 19, Tuesday and pledged his organisation’s support to the ongoing post card campaign as well as movement launched by the students against the bar and restaurant opened within 100 meters from the school premises. The students have demanded that permission should be granted only to the restaurant and that the  bar should be closed.

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Ismail who addressed the students  said any movement fought with determination would succeed. He also cited a Supreme Court ruling  that there can be no sale of intoxicants and tobacco products within a 100 meter radius of a school.

He further  said the SIO would join hands with the students in their fight.

SIO District Campus Secretary Afnan Hasan,  School Headmistress Sr. Shantha, Correspondent Sister Shanthi and others were present.