Longing for School Days: A Child’s Perspective on Online Classes
In this heartfelt letter addressed to Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal, Maira Soni, a 12-year-old from Haryana, expresses her thoughts and emotions about the current situation of online classes. While Maira appreciates the convenience and comfort of attending classes from home, she also expresses her longing for the traditional school environment, including her friends, teachers, and school life. Maira acknowledges the importance of prioritizing safety during these challenging times and recognizes that time and the development of vaccines are the keys to overcoming the current situation. Despite being too young to offer suggestions, Maira hopes for a speedy reunion with her schoolmates, teachers, and relatives. The letter reflects the sentiments of many young students who miss the social aspects and cherished memories associated with attending school physically.