Headmaster placed under suspension

Staff Reporter

SALEM: The District Elementary Education Office (DEEO) has placed a headmaster of a panchayat union elementary school under temporary suspension for refusing to do the election work.

The Electoral Registration Officer and Mettur Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) Amirthajothi conducted an election meeting at a school in Omalur on January 9. Headmaster of the Vanichampadi Panchayat Union Higher Secondary School T. Selvan had reportedly refused to take up the election work on January 14.

On a complaint from the RDO, Collector A. Sukumaran recommended the DEEO to take action against the headmaster.

The DEEO suspended Mr. Selvan temporarily, educational officials said.

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