A STUDENT OF BAHRIA UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD LOST HER LIFE DUE TO THE INSTITUTE’S NEGLIGENCE!
The education caliber prevailing in Pakistan is gradually moving towards a completely different dimension without any heed being paid towards the learner’s growth. Every now and then, cases of students complaining about the unjust fee structure without providing any proper facilities are portrayed on the mainstream media but no one to look upon to. Recently, another horrible incident took place in the Islamabad campus of Bahria University where a student lost her life due to the institute’s negligence.
A Bahria University student fell from the university’s 4th floor and no one thinks it’s an accident. People are demanding #JusticeForHaleema while the debate of who is to blame has ignited on social media.
Some people are of the view that Haleema fell off the 4th floor because there is no proper fencing to prevent such accidents from happening. When the Bahria University management and administration were aware of this then why were students permitted in that unsafe area and how long were they going to sit on it till they made the floor safe for access?
Soon, reports emerged that university students and staff have complained about the incomplete construction of the new building and lack of facilities. However, the management completely ignored them.
Students are irked that rather than focus on student safety and solid construction practices, the university administration is more concerned with moral policing of students.
Distressing to learn of death of Bahria Uni student Haleema who fell down four storeys through a gaping hole in a building not fully constructed but in use by students. A student sent this video – Many disturbing questions arise: pic.twitter.com/PFfDR8yyeH
— Shireen Mazari (@ShireenMazari1) September 27, 2019
While netizens are trying hard for bodies like the Higher Education Commission and authorities for building safety to take notice of the issue, some suspect there might be a buyout.
Previously a suicide case in Bahria University emerged when a student was repeatedly failed in one subject. Saqib Hussain Hakro was a 5th-year Electrical Engineering student of Bahria University Islamabad who took his life.
There was no probe to determine if the student’s failure in one subject was an outcome of a faculty member’s personal grudge or something else.
In his suicide note, he had also mentioned that he felt suffocated in the depressive environment of Bahria University.
Nothing was heard of his case nor did he receive any justice.