Bihar DM furious at school teacher for wearing kurta-pyjama, orders for salary cut

New DelhiA shocking video has surfaced in which Lakhisarai District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Singh can be seen scolding the headmaster of a school for wearing kurta-pyjama to work. According to the information, the incident is of Balgudar Balgudar’s Girls Primary School. A state in Eastern India, The video was broadcast by a local media outlet. The DM appears to have reached the school for inspection and lost his cool when he met the headmaster. In the video, the District Magistrate told the headmaster that he looked more like a politician than a teacher. He said, “Do you look like a teacher? You look like a representative of the people.”


To reprimand the teacher for his dress, the DM ordered the education officer to suspend the teacher and deduct his salary with a show cause notice as reported.

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When the video was circulated on social media, netizens expressed their anger over the way the headmaster was treated and questioned what was wrong with wearing ‘kurta-pyjama’ at work.

A netizen wrote, “Is wearing “kurta pajama” by a teacher now a crime in India?? This DM is ordering ‘show cause’ and ‘salary deduction’ notices for wearing just “kurta pajama”.


Another said, ‘The teacher is giving a valid reason for that ‘Gamcha’ too. He is saying that since last 3 days there is power cut in school so he is using for excessive sweating. Can any action be taken against this English babu. DM??

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