Govt teacher suspended in Kishtwar for contracting 2nd marriage without permission

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Jammu: The Deputy Commissioner, Kishtwar, Dr Devnash Yadav has suspended a government teacher Grade-II posted under Zonal Education Officer (ZEO), Marwah, for violating the employee conduct rules.

“The complaint was received from Ifraza Banoo, wife of Manzoor Ahmed Lone, resident of Nowpachi Marwah by Zonal Education Officer Marwah regarding the second marriage of her husband,” reads the suspension order issued by the DC Kishtwar.

Following the complaint, a show-cause notice was served to Manzoor Ahmed Lone (Grade-II teacher posted at PS Ziyarat Mohalla Zone Marwah) by ZEO Marwah who has admitted that he has contracted a second marriage without seeking permission from the government.

“In the backdrop of the above facts, it appears prima facie that Manzoor Ahmed Lone, the teacher has violated rule – 22 of employees conduct rule, 1971 by not seeking permission from the competent authority,” reads the order.

It says that the pending inquiry into the conduct of Manzoor Ahmed Lone has been placed under suspension under Rule 31 of Classification, Control, and Appeal 1956.

“Inquiry committee shall be re-constituted which is to be compulsorily headed by a female officer and one female member. The inquiry committee shall conduct a discreet inquiry into the matter and submit the report within a period of 10 days,” reads the order.

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