Gamharia, Oct 17: The Anand Mark School head master Vyasdev Mahto and teacher Kameshwar Mandal were arrested for encroachment of forest department land at Shantinagar under Gamharia block.
Local villagers had raised a protest against the construction of boundary wall on encroached land of the forest department. Subsequently they informed the forest department authorities.
Forrest Ranger Dilip Mishra arrived at the spot and dismantled the constructed portions and the two Anand Marg school teacher and headmaster were arrested.
The Forest Ranger informed that the school had been served notice in this regard earlier but the warning had gone unheeded.
However the PRO of Anand Marg Sangh Gopal Kumar Burman, vide a notification has informed that a fake school in the name of Anand Marg was being run at Shantinagar and that it had no connection with the Sangh whatsoever.
He claimed that Anand Marg Sangh had a record of never encroaching land or property anywhere. He informed that Anand Marg Sangh ran only one school in the district. The school is situated in Kandra.
Burman has vehemently protested the misuse of the Sangh’s name an appealed to the district administration to take suitable action.