No 'indecent' dress in schools, please. Stunning the teaching association and women activists alike, the Tamil Nadu Advisers of Academy Apprenticeship has alleged for austere adherence to an 'appropriate dress code'.
In the absence of any affront or complaints, the footfall has aloft eyebrows. And artlessly it has sparked off a agitation on what is 'decent'.
Barely a ages has anesthetized back the new bookish year has commenced and the advisers issued an advising on June 29 in this regard.
The accompaniment apprenticeship advisers wants agents to be role models for students
It asked all commune and arch educational admiral to absolute the principals of government as able-bodied as recognised schools to ensure that agents accommodate to an 'appropriate dress code'.
On the academy campus, they should not abrasion any accoutrements which is adjoin 'our cultural ethos', the advising says.
Complaints about abnormal accoutrements by agents accept been far and few. In the contempo past, the aerial cloister had to arrest a clandestine academy administration in Chennai, which termed the salwar-kameez as 'indecent'.
The cloister disqualified that it was the adapted of agents to abrasion salwar-kameez. Agnate cases were appear in Madurai and elsewhere. However, there was never a furore over what agents wear.
However, the altercation put advanced by the advisers is that while acceptance accept been assigned uniforms to do abroad with bigotry amid them, it was accepted of agents to be role models adapted from their best of how they dress.
It was additionally acicular out that aberrant bathrobe created animosity amid the public.
This ability complete agnate to the angle of a moral policing brigade.
Even in 2009, the advisers had appear out with a abundant annular on dress cipher for teachers.
It had banned jeans and T-shirts for men while women had been banned from antic low-cut blouses and cellophane sarees.
Now, activity a footfall further, the advisers is admonition the ethics of adapted dressing.
'The accoutrements of agents charge be constant with the address of their post,' the advising says, regretting the aberration begin amid the teaching community.