Govt school teacher suspended for campaigning in favour of poll candidate

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Ballia (UP), Apr 24 (PTI) A teacher of a government primary school here has been suspended for allegedly campaigning for a candidate in the ongoing panchayat polls, officials said on Saturday.

Basic Education Officer, Ballia, Shivnarayan Singh said Rupesh Kumar Dubey, a teacher posted at a primary school in Bansdih, was suspended with immediate effect for violating the Model Code of Conduct.

A clarification has been sought from teachers of three primary schools in Maniyar for campaigning for a candidate in the panchayat polls, Singh said. He said action will be taken depending upon their clarification. PTI COR NAV CK