Islampur School Teachers Appointment Row: District Inspector Of School Suspended


Islampur: District Inspector Of School has been suspended on Thursday after clashes erupted between police and agitating students over the appointment of teachers at Islampur Dwaribhita High School premises.

Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said that DI did not give any information to the education department regarding the appointment of the teachers. He also added that RSS’s hand behind this nasty incident.

Earlier, ruckus broke out at Islampur Dwaribhita High School premises on Thursday over the recruitment of teachers leaving one student dead and several injured.

It is being alleged that the students resorted to road block over the issue of school teacher’s recruitment. On trying to forcefully trying to withdraw the block, brawl broke out between both the parties.

The students pelted stones at the police. The police retaliated by resorting to
lathi-charge and also fired rubber shots and tear gas shells to disperse the mob. At least two thousand students were protesting. The situation turned violent. A huge police force rushed to the spot. Ten were left injured along with four police officers.

It is being alleged that three teachers were being recruited for the Urdu language. But the students alleged that there were no Urdu-language students in the school. They also pointed out that the school needed Bengali language teachers instead. With these accusations, the students started protesting.