Bhubaneswar: School and Mass Education Department today placed three regular teachers under suspension and sought explanation to a contractual teacher, who had come to Secretariat to put their grievances without taking leave.
The suspended teachers have been identified as Deba Prasad Tripathy and Brahma Nanda Tripathy of Ranihat High School in Cuttack, and Binod Kumar Nayak of Jhunjhunwala Bidyapitha Barang.
According to reports, they had come to put their grievances before the department authority without taking leave which was against the rule.
When the department Secretary asked them whether they have taken leave or not to come over here, the suspended teachers said that they were on leave.
However, the District Education Officer confirmed that they were not on leave, following which the Secretary ordered the director of School and Mass Education Department to take action against the teachers.