Rajasthan govt transfers 40 Urdu teachers to teach Sanskrit

The Rajasthan government has transferred about 40 Urdu teachers to the post of Sanskrit teachers in its schools, drawing sharp criticism.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 01, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

Bundi: The Rajasthan government has transferred about 40 Urdu teachers to the post of Sanskrit teachers in its schools, drawing sharp criticism.

The Department of Secondary Education, however, has admitted that transfers were made by mistake and said it would be rectified soon.

Eleven second grade Urdu teachers in Bundi, 25 in Jhalawar and six in Baran have been transferred to other secondary and senior secondary government schools to the post of Sanskrit teachers, according to the transfer list released on the website of Directorate of Secondary Education on June 29.

The surplus number of Urdu teachers from schools where there were no Urdu students has been posted in various secondary schools in the post of Sanskrit teachers, Deputy Director of Secondary Education, Kota, D D Murarilal told PTI.

This happened by mistake and it would be rectified soon, he said.