The Haryana government is going to adopt a policy according to which male teachers below 50 years of age will not be allowed to teach girl students.
Sharma, who is an active member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) said, "The idea behind the step is to create a healthy atmosphere for girls so they are not distracted."
Earlier, school teachers in Haryana were told not to wear jeans at work and to be formally dressed.
An order in this regard was issued by Director of Elementary Education, Haryana (Panchkula).
"It has been observed that teachers in primary and middle schools come to schools in jeans. They are also found in jeans while visiting office of Directorate for some work which is inappropriate," said the order which was send to all District Elementary Education Officers.
"Kindly ensure that no teacher should come to schools/Directorate in jeans and they should be in formal dress," the order further said. Haryana Vidyalaya Adhyapak Sangh has strongly condemned the order while describing it as state government's move to divert attention from its "failures".
"It is an absolutely wrong order of the government to fix the dress code for teachers. It should be left to teachers what he wants to wear. Teacher's job is to teach and he can teach in jeans or in dhoti," Haryana Vidyalaya Adhyapak Sangh, president Wazir Singh.