Punjabis would not qualify for recruitment of 418 JBT teachers in Chandigarh

October 11, 2018 11:44 PM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Administration leaving no stone unturned to corner the Punjabi language in the capital of Punjab where more than two dozen Punjabi speaking villages were razed and thousands of Punjabis were displaced to build this city. But the administrators at the helm are hell bent to replace Punjabi language in elementary education during the ongoing recruitment of junior basic teachers (JBT).

Expressing these views in a letter and strongly condemning this alienation towards the mother tongue by UT administration, the Punjabi Cultural Council has appealed to the Punjab Governor, who also holds charge of UT administrator, to immediately intervene into the matter to strike down this unilateral selection criterion by imposing his constitutional powers and protect the fundamental rights of the students.

In a letter to Governor, Punjabi Cultural Council has complained against Chandigarh education department for removing the necessary eligibility condition of Punjabi as a subject passed in tenth level examination for re

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