India: Kolkata teacher sacked over sexual orientation sends legal notice to global school body

A former teacher of a reputable school in West Bengal’s Kolkata, sacked by the authorities in February allegedly over his sexual orientation, has sent a legal notice to the Council of International Schools (CIS), the global body for accreditation to which the school is affiliated.

Avijit Kundu, the former mathematics and physics teacher of Calcutta International School, alleged he was sacked on February 5, a day after his autobiography Amar Shamakami Ejahar (My Homosexual Confession) was released at the Kolkata International Book Fair.

The school authorities denied Kundu’s allegations and its human resource manager Chayita Sen said that his services as a part-time teacher were no longer required.

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