The indiscriminate dumping of garbage in front of the Government higher secondary school in Chithode near here poses serious health hazards to the students.

A number of commercial establishments, particularly eateries, tea shops and bakeries, in Chithode town were found dumping the garbage in front of the school.

As the local administration do not carry out regular cleaning, the garbage remains uncollected for weeks together.

“The situation has worsened now, since the local administration has failed to remove the garbage for the past three weeks,” students said.

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