PANAJI: CCP Ward No 30 newly elected Corporator Sandra Maria da Cunha to face disqualification for having failed to comply with the law and go on leave before filing her nomination for the CCP polls.
Sandra da Cunha is a teacher at a Government aided Perpetual Succour Convent High School in Navelim. In her affidavit along with her nomination paper she suppressed the fact that she was currently a teacher at that school.
Any teacher employed in a Goa Government aided Primary, High School or Higher Secondary School and contesting a Panchayat, Zilla, Municipal, Assembly or Parliamentary election in terms of the circular issued under Rule 30 of the Goa School Education Rules 1986, the teacher must compulsorily proceed on ‘Leave not due” even before filing the nomination papers.
In case the teacher is not elected, the teacher shall report back for duty within three days of the final declaration of results of the election contested.
The teacher if elected, the leave will be treated as “Leave not due” and the teacher will not be entitled for any pay during the term of office elected for.
A teacher who is elected after completion of the tenure as elected member will rejoin the school as an employee on the same post held prior to proceeding on “Leave not due”.
For the total period of “Leave not due” the teacher will be entitled to have lien on the post held prior to proceeding on ‘Leave not due”.