Unpaid for 15 years, school teacher commits suicide on Independence Day

Nation Next Newsroom | Aug 16, 2019 16:21

In a sad incident, a school teacher in Gondia district committed suicide on Independence Day as he was not paid his salary for the last 15 years. The teacher Keshav Gobade was working as a teacher at a Higher Secondary School, which was functioning without a government grant. He killed himself by poisoning himself.

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As per reports, due to non-payment of his salary, Gobade’s wife left his home  in Gondia along with their kids six years ago. Gobade was living in hope of receiving the salary. He whowver took the extreme step as the government was delaying the process of issuing a GR  in spite of knowing the fact the model code of conduct for the Assembly Elections will be announced soon.