Published On: Fri, May 13th, 2016

Principal removed for creating ‘caste divide’ in class

Hathras: Taking a strong exception to Seth Phulchand Baagla Inter College’s Principal Radheshyam Vaishnav, who allegedly separated a class on the basis of caste, Avinash Krishan Singh, the District Magistrate of Hathras, removed him from his post.

"We had received a complaint of discrimination against Principal Radheshyam Vaishnav of Seth Phulchand Baagla Inter Collegewho allegedly separated a class on the basis of caste, was  removed him from his posts," DM Hathras Avinash Krishan Singh told the media.

“We had received a complaint of discrimination against Principal Radheshyam Vaishnav of Seth Phulchand Baagla Inter Collegewho allegedly separated a class on the basis of caste, was removed him from his posts,” DM Hathras Avinash Krishan Singh told the media.

“We had received a complaint of discrimination against Principal of Seth Phulchand Baagla Inter College for separating classes on the basis of caste. We conducted an inquiry and found that three sections A, B, C of class 9 had difference in ratio over the distribution of General, SC and OBC students,” Avinash Krishan Singh told the media.

“The section A had more of General category students as compared with OBC and schedule caste, in the same way section B had more OBC students and similarly section C had more SC students,” he added.

Singh further said that the administration has removed the Principal and three other teachers appointed as class teachers from their respective posts.

“We are also planning to take strict action against them. We have advised the college administration distribute the students equally in the class and this would be done urgently,” he added.

The students have alleged that there is discrimination being done in the class on basis of caste in seating arrangements and admissions in the college.

“The students belonging to my caste are made to sit separately from students of higher castes,” a student said.

ANI

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