The cases of terminated teacher are creating panic in Tripura. Another talented terminated female teacher of Tripura committed suicide on Saturday evening at Khowai. She was a gold medalist from Tripura University in education and was serving as a teacher at Ampura Higher Secondary School before her termination.
The deceased teacher has been identified as Rini Debbarma. Rini Debbarma was a resident of Nakhatra Bari area of Ampura under Khowai district.The leader of the Joint Movement Committee, which has been continuing protest against the termination of the teachers, Dalia Das said, “Rini Debbarma consumed poison along with her one-year-old son.” They were rushed to the Khowai district hospital from where both the were shifted to ILS hospital at Agartala. However, Rini Debbarma died on the way to ILS hospital. The condition of the child, who has been admitted to the ICU, is stated to be critical.
From 2010-2014, the then Left Front government recruited 10,323 teachers. Later, all these teachers were sacked on the basis of a directive issued by the Supreme Court stating that the recruitment policy was not done as per set rules. All the 10,323 teachers were terminated with effect from March 31 last year.Few days ago, a terminated teacher, identified as Uttam Debbarma of Rajnagar, committed suicide.