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UP govt school teachers suspended after failing to read few lines in English

Unnao DM Devendra Kumar Pandey suspended two government school teachers after they failed to read an English textbook.

UP govt school teachers suspended after failing to read few lines in English

Unnao DM Devendra Kumar Pandey suspended two government school teachers after they failed to read an English textbook. (Photo: ANI video)

An English teacher in a government school in Unnao failed to read a few lines of English from a book after the District Magistrate, Devendra Kumar Pandey, asked her to do so during an inspection of the school in Sikandarpur Sarausi.

The inspection took place on November 28.

Students can read in Hindi but not English

Speaking to media, Basic Shiksha Adhikari (BSA) Pradeep Kumar Pandey said, "An inspection was done by District Magistrate (DM) Devendra Kumar Pandey, and I was also part of the inspection. In classes 6 and 8 when the lessons were asked to be read in Hindi then most students were able to do that."

"But when the students were made to read in English then most of them failed, and even some teachers failed to do so," he added.

"The DM asked the teachers that if they themselves could not read in English then how would they teach the students," said the BSA.

"Now, whatever instructions the DM issues we will act accordingly," he added.

Later, DM Devendra Kumar Pandey issued instructions to Basic Shiksha Adhikari to suspend the two teachers.

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Most of the teacher in government school can't speak English , can't write essay on given topic in English then how can they teach students raised question on their selection procedure .

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How and who selected the teachers?

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The bribery selected these teachers . Such teachers should be retrenched immediately to save the future of students . All over india especial ompaign should be launched to remove such teachers from govt schools.

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