A viral clip doing the rounds on the internet has sparked outrage. The clip shows a teacher in Bihar sleeping on a chair in a classroom while her student can be seen fanning her.
Teacher Sleeping Screenshot
The footage of the reckless teacher paying no heed to the students in the class is drawing a backlash.
Slamming the teacher and the state of education in Bihar, people flooded the comments section demanding the teacher’s suspension. One user wrote: “Such teachers should be suspended,” while another wrote, “It looks like the state of education in Bihar will never improve.”
Another social media user commented, “That’s why the literacy rate in Bihar is the lowest,” an Instagram viewer commented.
Reacting to the video, people wrote how this kind of incident is ‘usual’ in a state like Bihar. People also demanded the teacher’s suspension after the viral video.
According to a survey, Bihar has a literacy rate of 61.8% – the lowest in the country.
Bihar, India’s third most populous state, with a population of more than 100 million people has a literacy rate (61.8%) that is among the country’s lowest; and the female literacy rate (51.5%) is the second-lowest, according to the Census of 2011.
The report in Navbharat Times identified the teacher as Babita Kumari. When she was asked why she was sleeping during the class as her students sat inside the classroom, she said she was unwell.
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