Corruption in book distribution
Tangail correspondent:All primary, secondary and madrasa have been made available for free distribution of new books in Tangail district. All educational institutions have beencelebrating booksfestival in January in the districts.
Almost all of the pre-primary educational institutions in the name of the book are being distributed by money in the district.
More than 8o milion books have been distributed among the students of primary and secondary schools in 12 upazilas of the district. Almost every school of the district, is being accused during the distribution of books in different amount of time. The Guardians have become angry.
Kalihati Government Primary School headmaster had been show-cause notice on charges of taking money at Hatia upazila of the district. 30 to 100 taka have been taken from students in exchange the government's books. Students are told to say all the money being taken for the school's annual sports competitions and events.. In many cases, students did not tell anyone because the teacher has ordered.
Shahiduzzaman, assistant teacher of Salla government primary school, denied taking the money. `the government have given the books for free, why I will take money. I did not take money from students or parents.
Specific measures to be taken if the anyone complaint, told District Primary Education Officer Ataur Rahman.