FIR AGAINST 44 FAKE CONTRACTUAL TEACHERS

At the direction of Director, Primary Education, Patna, District Programme Officer (establishment) education department instituted a named FIR under Nawada police station against 44 contractual teachers of Sandesh block in Bhojpur district in connection with getting jobs on the fake joining letters of Director, Primary Education, Patna. All of them were charged with preparing joining letters with the fake signature of Director, Primary Education. The fake letters were attached to the FIR in which payment of 44 contractual teachers was ordered.

Ara, 24 October 2021, (RNI): At the direction of Director, Primary Education, Patna, District Programme Officer (establishment) education department instituted a named FIR under Nawada police station against 44 contractual teachers of Sandesh block in Bhojpur district in connection with getting jobs on the fake joining letters of Director, Primary Education, Patna. All of them were charged with preparing joining letters with the fake signature of Director, Primary Education. The fake letters were attached to the FIR in which payment of 44 contractual teachers was ordered.

FIR was lodged against Manu Kumari of Gandhi Nagar at Katira, Rekha Kumari, Indu Bala Srivastava of Sankat Mochan Nagar, Chandawa, Sneha Srivastava of Professor Colony, Amit Kumar of Pakadi Gas Agency Road,  Ravi Singh of Bahiro, Dharmendra Kumar, Sritola Karman Tola under Nawada police station, Rajiv Ranjan Kumar Thakur of Mukundpur village, Akhilesh Kumar of Madaria village, Vishnu Shankar Prasad of Charpokhari village, Shahnaz Begum of Bagusara, Sunil Kumar of Sahaspura, Jitendra Kumar of Mahavirganj under Charpokhari police station, Ram Prakash Rai and Rambha Kumari of Zamuaw village, Deepak Kumar of Barauli village, Anamika Kumari of Udandiha village, Neelam Kumari, Anupam Kumar of Dusadhi Badhar village under Piro police station, Umesh Kumar Chaudhary of Dawa, Sujit Kumar of Munshi Tola Dawa, Sunil Kumar of Keharnahi village, Pramod Kumar Singh of Shobha Tola Dawa, Rita Kumari of Devghar Tola under Jagdishpur police station, Nitu Kumari, Bhola Ji of Raja Bazaar, Raj Kumar Singh of Judge Bhadsara village, Suresh Singh of Finagi village under Bihia police station, Anish Kumari of Chanda, Vimal Kumar of Kurmuri village under Sikarhatta police station, Manish Kumar Srivastava of Akhtiyarpur under Udwantnagar police station, Gautam Sinha of Narayanpur under Agiaw Bazaar police station, Pooja Kumari of Bahuaara village under Chauri police station, Sunil Kumar of Pratap Nagar, Mahesh Singh of Sundarpur under Sandesh police station in Bhojpur district, Ram Pujan Ram of Belaw village, Fulmati Kumari of Sonbarsha village, Savita Kumari of Katara under Mohania police station, Jayant Kumar Gautam of Barudhaar under Kudara police station in Kaimur district, Sunaina Kumari of Churamanpur in Buxar district and Arshad Alam of Mozakka village under Bikram police station in Patna district.

The FIR said that 44 persons were appointed as contractual teachers in different schools in Sandesh block in Bhojpur district on the basis of Memo Mis. 7/मु/3-25/2020/160/A dated 20/08/2020 and Memo No 7/मु/3-25/2020/65-A/C dated 26/02/2021. These letters were issued with the fake signature of Director, Primary Education, Patna. Meanwhile, the matter figured on WhatsApp groups and even in newspapers on April 27, 2021. The Block Education Officer (BEO), Sandesh Kesari Sudhir Singh had filed an FIR against unknown persons with the police under Sandesh police station in this regard. After institution of FIR, police are investigating the matter and also conducting raids to arrest the named accused.

Order No Mis. 7-मु/3-25/2020/160A, 78 contractual teachers were appointed against 78 vacant posts. 34 contractual teachers were appointed on August 12, 2010 and 44 teachers were appointed on December 28, 2010 but the education department approved appointment of only 34 teachers. These 44 contractual teachers were not paid despite discharging their duties. The matter was raised in the Bihar Legislative Council by an MLC in the year 2014 and the matter was forwarded to the Attention Committee. The Attention Committee held a meeting with the concerned officials in the year 2016 and said to reappoint the 44 teachers and release of their honorarium. As the letter of the Director, Primary Education became viral on the WhatsApp on April 27, 2021, the officials became alert. They inquired into the matter and the irregularities came out of closet.