When the heart is not where it should be


  • Nation
  • Monday, 04 Mar 2019

Moving away: A husband and his child helping his teacher wife pack her bags after she is given an outstation posting.

These teachers are called guru duka lara (sad teachers), a term coined by teachers themselves.

Those who could not get placement in the same districts and states as their spouses said they had to suffer miscarriages, divorce, depression and financial hardship.

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