Eight Haryana teachers sacked for "immoral" activities
Eight government school teachers, including six women, accused of writing love letters to students, were on Thursday sacked for their involvement in "immoral and unethical activities" at an Ambala school.
Chandigarh: Eight government school
teachers, including six women, accused of writing love letters
to students, were on Thursday sacked for their involvement in
"immoral and unethical activities" at an Ambala school.
The Directorate of School Education, Haryana
terminated the services of the eight `guest` (temporary)
teachers and suspended one Punjabi teacher at Government
Senior Secondary School, Thamber in Haryana`s Ambala district,
about 50 kms from here.
Angry villagers had recently locked the school
accusing some of the teachers of indulging in "immoral"
"We acted on the report from Ambala Deputy
Commissioner in which he had given details about the grave
misconduct of teachers," Director, School Education, Mohammed
He said that the teachers allegedly used to write love
letters to students and the Punjabi teacher has been accused
of helping them with their immoral activities.
"The teachers tried to get intimate with the
students," he said.
The education department had received a complaint
against these teachers. A spokesman of the education
department said that the complaint was enquired into by Jagjit
Kaur, District Elementary Education Officer, Ambala who in her
report held these teachers guilty of "unethical activities and
playing dubious role".