West Bengal government suspends 2 teachers over midday meal issues
After the shocking incident of boiled rice and salt served to students in midday meal in a school in Hooghly district came to light, the West Bengal government has suspended two teachers of the institute and has also fixed a menu for the midday meal, an official said.
‘Punish the guilty’
Two teachers of the Chunchura Banimandir Balika Bidyalaya have been suspended after footage of the students being served rice and salt triggered an outrage on Monday last prompting Education Minister Partha Chatterjee to order a departmental probe into the incident and promise strict action. A School Education Department official said on Saturday that the two, one former teacher in-charge and the other present teacher in-charge, were placed under suspension on Tuesday, a day after the incident was reported on TV channels and BJP MP Locket Chatterjee rushed to the school demanding all those found to be guilty be punished.