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“The Teacher”: Mr Sultan Singh: An Inspiration -2
Well so we will today talk about his journey ahead. After being the university topper he got selected for being the Physical Education Teacher. Many of his students have played in National Events and some in International Events as well, but then, as happens in many cases in India, if a village man is able to get his students from village ahead of others then people, who do not have the capability, will try to pull him down and the same politics was played against his students, which disheartened him as well, also Government was not supporting that much to the sports-persons now in getting the job. Therefore, he started focusing more on the studies of these poor kids. As we all know that the kids of only needy ones go to the Government schools, rest all go to the Private (so called English medium, though even there none teaches in English). And he was first posted (for longer time) to a backward Muslim village, Jajod, from where very few students used to come to the School. Now he started a mission to bring kids to the school from their homes, every morning and started living in the school itself so that in the evening he can go and talk to their family members and in the morning he can bring them to school. If you go to this village now and take his name in front of any person above 30 years of age, they will all tell you his stories of connecting the village to their own village school. After that he has a record that in whichever school he was posted students had full attendance and the school results were at their best during that period
. He arranged for fundamental facilities for students like clean toilets, table -chair, uniform, bus fair for those coming from other villages, and also free tuition classes for the needy ones and many times he made arrangements for the needy kids to stay near the school where they had exam center, so that they do not get late for the exams and fr their food during those days, most of this was done by his own salary and things like table chair and fan are at times taken from the donors as well. Now he has his students spread out at many places of not only India but also the world and when they meet him or talk about him, we can always see the same amount or more of respect which they used to do in their school days. They are so grateful to him saying that “had he not been there to guide or scold them, they would not have been at the position where they are today, or they have been involved into different illegal activities, but his motivation worked and they could study and now on the right track”. These words for a teacher are really not less than a trophy.
Then comes his another face, that is of a tree planter…In the above picture you can see the playground of a Govt school, this is Seth Sri Bholaram Government Senior Secondary School, Basni, Laxmangarh, which is the same school in which he studied till fifth and then he put a lot of efforts to get it upgraded till 10th long back and in 2018, it got upgraded till 12th standard with Arts and Science faculty, only because of his efforts. The trees you can see on the ground are all planted by him. He is also known as the Tree Teacher or Pedo wale Guruji… The teacher who plants trees. Because by now he has planted more than 10,000 (yes ten thousand) trees from his own earnings and around 2-3000 have been destroyed by the villagers who were jealous of him or due to the weather conditions or by the animals. But around 7,000 (more than 500 are planted this year so may not be in the news papers) are big trees giving shelter to birds and feeding animals. He has planted trees in Schools, public paths to many villages, graveyards of Hindus (Shamshan) and Muslims (Kabristan), Temple and Mosque premises, railway stations and the grazing lands around Cowshelters (Gaushala), and other public places available in the villages or cities, with due permission. Many of them you can see in the following pictures and read the news. These pictures also have more works done by him, please read the caption with photographs.
I think this post has become too long now so we can discuss the rest of his works in the yet another and final post with his videos.
Thank you so very much my dear friends for visiting and reading my blog… I just want to make these unknown heros known to the world at large… if you can also repost or write about them it will be great.
I am a law student, a resilient defender of Human Rights, a nomad who loves to know about different cultures and connect them for the better future of mankind and loves to talk to people through poetry or with some write ups. And best of all i love to motivate people and spread happiness around :)
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