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Girls forced to skip school during periods, as there's temple on way

Girls forced to skip school during periods, as there's temple on way

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Time is changing but not the old thinking. There is a Rautgara village in Pithoragarh where girls are forced to skip their schools for at least 5 days every month when they are menstruating. The reason for this is a temple of their local deity which falls on the way to girl's school. The belief of old people is that if girls during their periods will pass the temple it will affect the sacredness of it.

read more at India Times

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