Clashes Erupt in Bihar School as Teacher Refuses To Say Vande Mataram
The teacher, who identified himself as Afzal Hussain, said he did not say â€œVande Mataramâ€ because it was against his religious belief.
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Bihar: Clashes erupted at a primary school in Bihar's Katihar after a Muslim teacher allegedly refused to say â€œVande Mataramâ€ during a flag hoisting ceremony on Republic Day.
According to news agency ANI, a video of the incident that went viral on the social network triggered clashes on Wednesday.
The teacher, who identified himself as Afzal Hussain, said he did not say â€œVande Mataramâ€ because it was against his religious belief. However, District Education Officer Dinesh Chandra Dev said that no sort of investigation is underway as no complaint has been filed till now.
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