MP school principal calls CM Kamal Nath ‘daku’, suspended
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The headmaster of a government school in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur was suspended on Thursday after a video showing him call CM Kamal Nath a “daku” (dacoit) went viral online. Several Congress workers had complained about the incident, following which Jabalpur District Collector Chhavi Bhardwaj ordered the suspension. The headmaster was found to have violated the MP Civil Services (Conduct) Rules.
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New Delhi: The headmaster of a government school in Madhya Pradesh was suspended for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Chief Minister Kamal Nath. Mukesh Tiwari, the headmaster of government-run Kanishta Buniyadi Middle School had said Shivraj Singh Chouhan is ours and CM Kamal Nath is a dacoit. The video of his speech went viral on social media. Later, Congress supporters met Jabalpur District Collector Chhavi Bharadwaj and demanded suspension of the headmaster and threatened that they will go to the education minister Prabhuram Choudhary if their demand is not met.
After examining the video, the teacher was prima facie found violating the Madhya Pradesh Civil Services (Conduct) Rules and was suspended from the post. Ending the 15-year-old rule of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath became the 18th chief minister of the state after party president Rahul Gandhi gave his approval supporting Nath for the top post. Most of the top leaders of the Congress were present in the oath-taking ceremony, including party president Rahul Gandhi, former chief minister Digvijaya Singh and campaign committee chief Jyotiraditya Scindia. Former CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also present at the ceremony. Chouhan, who is popularly known as ‘mama’ has cultivated ‘son of the soil’ image and is quite popular among the people of the state.