A terminated college trainer in Tripura allegedly killed himself after failing to clear debt. The incident occurred at Belonia in South district of Tripura, over 80 kilometres away from Agartala on Friday late night, mentioned police on Sunday. A case of unnatural demise was recorded at PR Bari police station.
In keeping with the deceased’s relations, they used to steer a peaceable life until the varsity trainer misplaced his job after March final 12 months. He took loans to fulfill his household’s every day necessities.
“He couldn’t repay the loans he had taken. He died by suicide over debt burden,” mentioned his relations.
“We took an unnatural demise case. We’re investigating the matter,” mentioned a police official.
The deceased was one among the many complete 10,323 college lecturers who have been terminated by Tripura Excessive Courtroom as a consequence of their defective recruitment course of in 2014. These lecturers have been appointed in postgraduate, graduate and undergraduate posts in several phases since 2010. Difficult the order, the sacked lecturers and the erstwhile Left Entrance authorities filed Particular Go away Petition within the Supreme Courtroom and the apex court docket upheld the Excessive Courtroom’s order in 2017.
Of the full 10,323 lecturers, over eight,000 lecturers have been reappointed on an advert hoc foundation, the tenure of which expired on March 31 final 12 months.
The sacked lecturers fashioned a joint discussion board comprising three separate organizations, specifically, Justice for 10323, Amra 10323 and All Tripura Advert Hoc Academics’ Affiliation, and are protesting at Agartala since December 7 final demanding the state authorities to supply a everlasting answer to their crises.