Andra Pradesh teacher sells fruit after being sacked, former students raise funds to help him

Venkatasubbaiah, who taught Telugu to high school students for nearly 15 years, lost his job. He was seen selling bananas on a pushcart. Hearing about his situation, around 150 students whom he had taught five to six years ago launched a campaign and raised Rs 86,300. The school management sacked him on May 14, as his ÔÇ£performance had been unsatisfactoryÔÇØ.

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 08:53 PM / by Suchitra Pednekar

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