Sunday, October 31, 2004

Case registered against teacher for inciting casteist bias

Ghaziabad, Oct 31 : A case has been registered against a school teacher near here for allegedly inciting casteist feeling among students, official sources said today.

Students of a government primary school in village Magla Moosa refused to eat the midday meal which was cooked by a Dalit woman, the sources said adding following which the state primary education minister ordered an inquiry into the incident.

The inquiry concluded that one of the teachers had allegedly played a key role in developing casteist feelings among the students, Sub-Divisional Magistrate Ranga Rao told PTI.

The accused teacher is absconding, Rao said.

Source: Press Trust of India, October 31, 2004

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