Punjab’s Education minister on Tuesday suspended Punjabi teacher Mahesh Kumar of Government Senior Secondary School Mahindergarh in Patiala for sexually harassing girls.
A spokesperson of Education department said that Mahesh Kumar was suspended after they received complaints from the parents of girl students. Kumar, a Punjabi Teacher of GSSS, Mahinderganj in Rajpura area of Patial was put under suspension with immediate effect while the principal of the school has been transferred to a school in Ludhiana.
Education minister Sikandar Singh Maluka had earlier directed the Circle Education Officer, Nabha to enquire in to the complaints and after the submission of the enquiry report, ordered the suspension of guilty teacher, said the spokesperson.
Further, the headquarter of the suspended teacher has been fixed at the office of CEO, Nabha.