Madras High Court Directs Tamil Nadu Education Department To Submit ‘True List’ Of Transferred Teachers Madras High Court (Photo by HK Rajashekar/The India Today Group/Getty Images)

A petition that was filed in the Madras High Court in Chennai alleged that there has been multiple cases of irregularities in the transfer of teachers in government schools. While hearing the petition, a Bench asked the Department of Education in Tamil Nadu to submit a ‘true list’ of teachers who had been transferred after the online counselling was completed.

The directive was given on Thursday (13 December). The Bench consisting of Justice KK Sasidharan and Justice AD Audikesavalu passed the directive. This has been done after a contradiction in data was pointed out. The reply given by the department in response to an RTI application shows different numbers as compared to the copy that had been submitted to the HC by the Secretary, Education, India Today reported.

The Education Secretary has been told that there lies no truth in the list that has been submitted to the HC that contains data on the general transfer of teachers.

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