Manipur High Court closes Suo Motu PIL issue on dearth of teachers in Kangpokpi District of Manipur
The Manipur High Court closed a Suo Motu Public Interest Litigation (PIL) on the issue of dearth of teachers at Bishnulal High School at Charhajare in Kangpokpi District, which compelled a student to drop an examination.
The petition in public interest was taken up suo motu on the strength of a news report in the Newspaper dated 13.04.2022.
Additional affidavit dated 25.11.2022, filed by the Deputy Secretary, Department of Education (S), Government of Manipur, highlighting the present situation obtaining in the school and reflects that, as on date, 18 teachers are available in the school for imparting education.
The details of the teaching staff were furnished by way of a separate tabular statement dated 26.08.2022 signed by the Headmaster of the school.
In the light of the situation obtaining in the school presently, the grievance of the students highlighted by the newspaper report stands sufficiently redressed , the Division Bench of Chief Justice Sanjay Kumar and Justice MV Muralidaran closed the PIL