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Two govt school teachers suspended for not hoisting national flag on Independence Day in UP's Banda

According to Basic Education Officer Harishchandra Nath, the action was taken against the teachers after a video was obtained which showed that national flag was not hoisted at a school in Banda.

Published: 16th August 2020 01:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th August 2020 01:42 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

BANDA: Two teachers in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district have been suspended for not hoisting the national flag in a government school on the Independence Day, an official said on Sunday.

According to Basic Education Officer Harishchandra Nath, the action was taken against the teachers after a video was obtained which showed that national flag was not hoisted at an upper primary (Class 6 to Class 8) government school in Sirsauna village in Naraini area of the district on the Independence Day.

Nath said, "headmaster Manoj Ahirwar and assistant teacher Ganga Pooja have been suspended with immediate effect."

Block Education Officer of Jaspura and Kamasin blocks have been asked to probe the matter and submit their reports within 15 days, the officer said.


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