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Tamil Nadu: Job advert for ‘solely Hindu’ faculty workers sparks uproar | Chennai Information


CHENNAI: The Hindu Non secular and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) division’s commercial inviting functions for instructing and non-teaching workers for Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Arts and Science Faculty in Kolathur has triggered an argument because it says “solely Hindus can apply”.
Instructor associations mentioned denying alternatives on the idea of faith is in opposition to the Structure.
The HR&CE division is beginning 4 new faculties, together with Kapaleeswarar faculty in Kolathur, from 2021-22.
In an commercial issued on October 13, the division mentioned the walk-in interview for the publish of assistant professors to show BCom, BBA, BSc Pc Science, BCA, Tamil, English, arithmetic programs and bodily director and librarian posts is on October 18 on the faculty campus in Kolathur at 10am. It additionally introduced walk-in interviews for 11 non-teaching workers posts together with workplace assistant, junior assistant, watchman and sweeper within the afternoon. The commercial mentioned for each instructing and non-teaching posts solely Hindus can apply.
M Maharaja, former particular authorities pleader, HR&CE, mentioned the commercial was improper as part 10 of the HR&CE Act, which says all workers needs to be practising Hindus, applies solely to appointment of temple workers.
Okay Pandiyan, former president of Affiliation of College Academics, mentioned although the HR&CE division runs 36 colleges, 5 arts and science faculties and a polytechnic faculty, it’s the first time functions have been sought solely from Hindus.
“A division run by the state authorities can’t discriminate on the grounds of faith and make candidates from different religions ineligible,” he mentioned. He additionally cited the instance of MSS Wakf Board Faculty in Madurai which has a number of nonmuslim college members.
T Veeramani, president of Tamil Nadu Authorities Collegiate Academics Affiliation, mentioned the situation that solely Hindus can apply was not acceptable.
“The federal government can run the establishment solely in accordance with the Structure,” he mentioned.
Regardless of a number of makes an attempt by TOI, HR&CE minister P Okay Sekar Babu, commissioner J Kumaragurubaran weren’t obtainable for remark.





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