The peon comes only once a week to the clean the mess but Khan does the job of cleaning the mess of school premises after the school hours.
By cleaning the school premises he wants to give the impression to his students that no work is derogatory.
Zubair Khan with his students. kashmirlife
He also often takes his students to a barber for hair-cutting besides taking them for a bath. Since most of these students are so poor that they cannot afford these basic things. He spends happily from his salary for these poor students.
Khan believes that students have expectations from their teachers which perhaps they can’t event expect from their parents. He said that as a teacher, they should respect it.
He is teaching in Government Middle School at Vayilo Kokernag in South Kashmir. His village is backward and mostly poor students study in his school . There are only five teachers while the number of students is 85.
Zubair cleaning the school premises. kashmirlife
However, he feels there are countless unsung teachers who are silently serving the society to the best of their abilities. He said that they have their plans, their own roadmaps. They are grooming students to the best of their abilities.