While taking strict action in 11th standard Veerpal Kaur caste biased, Deputy Commissioner of Patiala ordered to transfer all the staff of Govt Senior Secondary School Tohra, Patiala to other place with the immediate effect. All of the 22 teachers including principal and a peon of school got transferred by education department. DC has taken this action in order to smoothen the environment and not to make any negative effect on the studies of students. While issuing the transfer orders of Deputy Commissioner, education department has made it clear that students’ education is being disrupted in solving this mater and keeping this in view all the teachers were being transferred . According to the information, caste bias words were used by teacher for Dalit girl. The girl was forced to show his copy to other boy in exams for which she refused and later on she had to face caste bias words from teachers and was also being tortured by teachers- girl alleged. On Thursday, SC welfare minster and Nabha MLA Sadhu Singh Dharmsot along with Patiala Deputy Commissioner Kumar Amit visited the school and set up an inquiry committee to look into the incident and told it to submit a report in two days. The panel will be headed by assistant commissioner.Various unions including SC/BC employees’ federation also staged a protest outside the Patiala district education office and blocked the road. The ‘victim’ also participated in the protest and a memorandum was handed over to Patiala tehsildar Subhash Bhardwaj demanding FIR against those who had ‘thrashed’ the victim for not helping upper-caste boys cheat in the Class-10 board exam last year.
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