The Punjab authorities on Thursday cancelled the Gurdaspur administration’s determination to deploy twenty-four faculty lecturers at 4 distilleries to observe the availability of liquor. The transfer was introduced after the opposition slammed the Congress authorities for the choice.
In line with the order issued by the workplace of the Gurdaspur deputy commissioner, in view of the corona disaster, 24 lecturers have been to be deployed at liquor factories to keep watch over the availability of alcohol. They have been to be appointed as particular magistrates with Tehsildar Batala as their nodal officer.
An inventory of presidency staff made for the duty included lecturers of state-run faculties.
Shiromani Akali Dal chief and former state training minister, Daljit Singh Cheema termed the choice “shameful”.
“The officer who handed the orders ought to face motion. Sale of liquor just isn’t the one factor that the Congress authorities ought to be obsessive about,” he stated.
AAP MLA Aman Arora known as the choice “unlucky”, and stated the picture of lecturers have taken successful.
“After deploying lecturers at barricades and grain markets, the Congress authorities now desires lecturers to observe the availability of liquor. This displays the regressive mindset in the direction of our nation-builders,” he stated.
Faculty lecturers had additionally slammed the choice. “This can be a shameful order to say the least. How will you ask faculty lecturers to protect distilleries?” stated a woman trainer from Amritsar.
The district administration later withdrew the order. “Academics’ duties at liquor factories have been cancelled with rapid impact,” it learn.
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