The Lucknow University Teachers’ Association (LUTA) has decided to convene a meeting of its teaching staff to elect its five most corrupt members.
Many teachers of the university have been accused of corruption in recent months. “Some indulged in dishonest practices during admission. Those in the finance department allegedly embezzled funds. As a result, the entire teaching community on the campus has been branded corrupt.
“We decided to do something to prevent this kind of generalisation,” R. V. Singh, general secretary of LUTA, said.
“At the meeting, each teacher will write on a piece of paper the name of the teacher he considers the most corrupt. He will also mention the reason for his choice. We will announce their names,” he added.
Singh said they were trying to convince all 450 teachers to participate. “If at least 300 members join in the secret voting, we can draw up a list,” he said.