Bhubaneswar: The headmaster of a primary school in Keonjhar district of Odisha was found lying in a drunken state on the school premises today.
Basant Kumar Mund, the headmaster of Garagadabahal Primary School under Harichandanpur block in Keonjhar, was found lying in a drunken state near a tree on the school premises just before the commencement of classes today morning, sources said.
“Some students spotted the headmaster lying near a tree on the school premises and informed the incident to their parents. Soon, many people rushed to the spot and found that the headmaster was heavily drunk,” said a villager.
Someone, later, recorded the incident in his mobile phone and uploaded the same to social media. The video went viral in Keonjhar, sources added.
The villagers lodged a complaint in this regard with the Block Education Officer (BEO), who immediately deputed an official to take stock of the situation.
“The official has recommended appropriate action against the headmaster after visiting the spot,” added the villager.