attention, at ease…

School assembly for the seniors…a whistles is blown and a woman commands “attention, at ease”, eventually after prayers and notices the kids file back.

These are tough times for them. They are in the thick of exams…which by all accounts are quite demanding. In the Indian educational system the kids do not require to think but they do need to MEMORIZE and regurgitate facts…a huge amount of them. You see them studying by murmuring mantras of facts over and over. This week they had exams in Telugu, Hindi, English and Maths…

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