Education Ministry asks EC to provide details of work execution committees of political parties

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Education Ministry asks EC to provide details of work execution committees of political parties

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has urged the Election Commission (EC) to provide it with details of the work execution committee of the political parties.

According to the Ministry, a decision was taken to write to the EC demanding the details of office-bearers of all the central, province and district level work execution committees of the political parties.

Secretariat of the Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Sumana Shrestha, said the details of the political parties affiliated working committees, which are in record of the EC, have been sought in order to forward the action against those teachers affiliated in the political parties.

After receiving the record from the EC, the Ministry would cross check the details of teachers and employees, which the ministry has, and office-bearers of the work execution committee of the political parties, it is said.

Minister Shrestha has been warning of a forwarding process for legal action against the teachers and staff if they were found holding positions in the work execution committees of the political parties. According to the Secretariat, the Ministry has received complaints about the issue that teachers and staff working at community schools have taken membership of different political parties, are holding positions in work execution committees and are party's general convention delegates.

Earlier, the Ministry had already sent a circular to District-based all education development and coordination units to take action against those teachers and staff, who are members of political parties' work execution committee.

Some of the district units have already forwarded action as per the circular.

A ministerial decision had already been taken to remove teachers holding position on political parties' work execution committees as per the existing laws and court's order and inform the Ministry about this and taking action continuously on such complaints of same nature.

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