- To explain the alphabet, the book was being taught, the next word from U was written and the photo was of a dark colored child.
- Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said- This book is not a part of the Department of Education, the school itself has included it in its syllabus
Jun 12, 2020, 04:43 PM IST
Kolkata. The West Bengal government has suspended two women teachers for teaching you for next. They are accused of violating the apartheid rule by teaching this to children. He taught pre-primary students at a school in the eastern Burdwan district the English Alphabet book, a derogatory part for the dark-skinned people. The Education Department said that any act which creates such prejudice in the mind of the students will not be tolerated.
To explain to the teacher Alphabet, in the book from which he was teaching, the next word from U was written and the photo was of a dark colored child.
Strict action will be taken on women teachers
Education Minister Partha Chatterjee told reporters on Thursday that this book is not part of the education department's textbooks. The school itself has included this book in the syllabus. Two female teachers of the local municipality-run school have been suspended with immediate effect based on preliminary investigations. Later strict action will be taken against them.
School closed due to lockdown
However, the school is currently closed due to the lockdown. This case came to light when a person was teaching his son from that book. He then told the parents of the other children and the education department about it. After this the Education Department took this action.