Yogi govt cancels recruitment of 4,000 Urdu teachers

LUCKNOW: The Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has cancelled the recruitment for the post of 4000 Urdu teachers in Lucknow, India Today has reported.

Additional Chief Secretary of Basic Education Department of Uttar Pradesh cancelled the recruitment for new teachers because the government believes there were enough Urdu teachers and that the additional recruitment wasn’t required.

According to reports, the recruitment process for the post of Urdu teachers was initiated by the erstwhile Samajwadi Party government but as soon after the BJP-led-Yogi government came to power in 2017, it halted the recruitment process.

On the other hand, two days after cancelling the recruitment of Urdu teachers, the Yogi government on Wednesday cleared funds of around Rs 1 crore for three Hindu religious fairs.

According to ANI news agency, the state BJP government has cleared Rs 60 lakh for Maa Lalita Devi Shaktipeeth Amavasya Mela, Rs 48 lakh for Maa Pateshwari Shaktipeeth Devipatan Tulsipur Mela and Rs30 lakh for Maa Vindhyavasini Shaktipeeth Mela.