By Parul Kulshretha

Days after a Rajasthan minister suspended three government school teachers in Kota district over conversion claims, one of them told The Indian Express that the controversy stemmed from a case of mistaken identity. His clarification came on a day when dozens of students from the Khajuri Odpur government school in Sangod block marched to the office of the Sub-Divisional Magistrate against the suspensions. In videos shared on social media, the students said there was no instance of religious conversion in their school and that their teachers should be reinstated.

The teacher, Mirza Mujahid, said there were three students of the same name in the school, two of whom were Muslim. “In this confusion, the (third) student’s religion column was changed. But that was a human error,” he said.

This story was originally published in Read the full story here.