Fearing government action over possession of fake educational degrees, as many as 1,400 primary teachers have resigned from service in Bihar. To prevent the teachers from facing any legal action in this matter, a Patna High Court asked those possessing the fake certificates to quit on their own.
The Education Board has fixed July 8 as the last date of resignation for teachers. Several resignations are expected in the next few days. The final figure of all those who resign will be known only after it.
Strict legal action is expected to be taken against the teachers who do not leave the job within the given time period. The teachers will have to face FIRs lodged against them and a permanent termination of services from government jobs..............Read more