Wahi Pandhi college

17 Sep 2020


ALTHOUGH basic education is a fundamental right of every Pakistani, we have a poor literacy rate. Wahi Pandhi has a population of about 70,000, but, sadly, it doesn’t have adequate education facilities.

We do have a high school here which is only for boys. As there is no college, students who can afford are forced to go to other cities for further studies. Only a fraction of the city’s populace is able to get higher education.

As a result, students are forced to quit studies and they end up taking jobs that pay no more than what a labourer gets.

A budget for a college was sanctioned eight years ago, but the college is still under construction.

The Sindh government should ensure early constriction of this college.

Sameera Zafar
Wahi Pandhi

Published in Dawn, September 17th, 2020