An online education technology company, Unacademy, fired an instructor for advising students to support educated candidates rather than those who can make up names. Academics, public officials, and everyday people have demanded that the company’s mobile application get uninstalled due to the incident. The instructor, Karan Sangwan, advised students to vote for intelligent individuals to ensure a bright future.
Unacademy owner Roman Saini claimed that the teacher flouted the company’s code of conduct and that the classroom is not the place for personal opinions. Students, academics, and political parties have reacted to the incident, with some expressing support for the educator and others questioning the legitimacy of urging citizens to support educated politicians.
Social media platforms shared the teacher’s final message, with a picture of a WhatsApp message claiming he had always attempted to provide a high-quality education.
Uninstall-Unacademy trended on X after Unacademy fired the teacher
The fired instructor launched a YouTube channel and declared he would post information about the controversy on August 19.
Unacademy fired a teacher for advising students to support ‘educated’ candidates
An instructor pursuing a career in the judiciary got fired by the online education technology company Unacademy for advising students to support ‘educated’ candidates rather than those who can make up names. Academics, public officials, and everyday people have all demanded that the company’s mobile application get uninstalled because of the incident.
“Vote for an educated individual to guarantee your bright future,” instructor Karan Sangwan
Teacher Karan Sangwan appears to be saying, “Keep in mind that whenever you cast votes, vote for an individual educated to guarantee you will never have to suffer through all of that again in the future.” in a viral video. “Choose someone intelligent and able to understand what is going on rather than someone who only knows how to change names,” he advised.
“The teacher flouted the code of conduct,” Roman Saini
Roman Saini, the company’s owner, later released a statement claiming that the teacher flouted the code of conduct and that the classroom is not the place for personal opinions.
Unacademy owner’s tweet on X
“We are an institution for education that devoted itself to providing excellent teaching. To ensure that our students have impartial knowledge, we created a stringent Code of Conduct for all our educators. Everything we do centers on our students. Personal views and opinions should not get discussed in class because they may inadvertently influence the students. As a result of Karan Sangwan’s violation of the Code of Conduct, we had to part ways with him in the current circumstance,” he tweeted.
Students, academics, and members of various political parties tweeted their support for the educator using the hashtag #UninstallUnacademy. They also reacted to the founder’s comment.
“We reside in the strangest periods where educated individuals get fired, and illiterate people win office,” a Twitter user wrote.
Another person asked, “Is it improper to urge citizens to support educated politicians? There is nothing improper about expecting educated people to serve as elected representatives. As for uninstalling Unacademy, I support Karan, sir. #UninstallUnacademy”
“Unacademy fired that instructor today because they believed he was disparaging Modi. We must prevent a dictatorship from bullying Karan Sangwan, a young and talented teacher who is very well-liked in the classroom. Continue tweeting with the hashtag #UninstallUnacademy to demonstrate the strength of the public, according to a tweet from Roshan Rai.
Social media platforms are also sharing the teacher’s final message
On the microblogging site, a picture of a Whatsapp message in which the teacher claimed that he had always attempted to give his students a high-quality education is also making the rounds. “In this journey, I hope I’ve lived up to all of your expectations. I wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors and hope that you will realize all of your ambitions,” he wrote to his students.