PATNA: A day after the state government announced it has decided to compulsorily retire non-performing teachers and officials above the age of 50 years to improve education system, Bihar opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav has suggested chief minister Nitish Kumar to take ‘sanyas’ on similar ground.
“You too have attained 65 years of age and are unable to government the state properly. You too must retire,” Tejahswi who was the deputy chief minister in previous Grad Alliance government said in his Facebook post today.
Blaming Kumar for the “pitiable” academic system in the state, Tejashwi said former retirement from politics would also bring a new hope to the people of Bihar.
“At least, the state will be free from an opportunist who betrayed the people’s mandate,” he added.
The state government had yesterday announced to ensure forcible retirement of non-performing teachers attaining 50 years of age.
The state government took the decision after a meeting with education minister and education department officials on Thursday. The meeting was chaired by chief minister Nitish Kumar.