What Madras HC held to curb indiscipline, sexual harassment in Educational Institutions

Meera Emmanuel April 9 2019

In an unexpected turn of events, a plea made against the transfer of a government school teacher has prompted the Madras High Court to direct the creation of a toll-free number to report instances of sexual harassment and indiscipline by teachers in state educational institutions.

Further, JusticeĀ SM Subramaniam has also ordered that government school teachers be warned by the state of disciplinary action if they conduct private tuitions beyond school hours, whether on a working day or holidays. The judge opined,

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