Parents hold teachers hostage alleging misbehaviour towards students in Rajganj

Rajganj, 11th April: Accusing a teacher of indecent behaviour with the female students of a school located in the Mantadari  GP area of Rajganj, the parents and students demonstrated outside the school, on Tuesday. While the accused teacher was absent today, the other teachers were held hostage inside the school due to the protest. The parents demanded strict action against the accused.

The teacher, identified as Khurshid Alam, resides near the school. He has been teaching in the school for many years. According to the parents, Khurshid Alam had been behaving indecently for several days, regarding which the students had complained to them. Upon getting the news of the protest, the police of the Milan Pally Police Station along with Jalpaiguri District Additional Project Officer (Sarva Shiksha Mission) Rajiv Chakraborty reached the spot.

Addressing the media, one of the teachers stated that the school management was informed about the matter by the parents yesterday, which, upon asking, was also confirmed by the students of the 4th and 5th standards. The teacher further added that upon investigation, if the matter is proven true, the management will be satisfied with any steps the administration takes regarding the matter.

Meanwhile, Sarva Shiksha Mission Officer Rajiv Chakraborty insisted the parents to register a complaint at the police station and assured that the Primary School District Council along with the Project Officer of Sarva Shiksha Mission have already been informed regarding this matter. He added that action will be taken against the accused teacher.

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