Photos: Teacher suspended after being caught smoking inside classroom

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The teacher was seen lighting and smoking a hand-rolled cigarette inside a classroom full of primary students.



By ANI

Published: Sun 6 Oct 2019, 1:00 PM

Last updated: Sun 6 Oct 2019, 3:35 PM

A teacher of a primary school in Mahmudabad here was suspended after a purported video of him smoking inside the classroom went viral on social media.

"Video of a teacher smoking inside the classroom had gone viral on social media. I had sent the division education officer to the school to confirm the identity of the teacher. After his face matched with the person in the video, I suspended him," District Basic Education Officer Ajay Kumar told ANI on Saturday, October 5. Kumar said that teachers shouldn't smoke at all let alone inside classrooms. "Teachers have a huge impact on students. They shouldn't smoke at all," he added.
In the video that went viral, the teacher was seen lighting and smoking a hand-rolled cigarette inside a classroom full of primary students.


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