Balakrishnan, former district president of the party-affiliated NGO Association, who has been suspended by the Education Department citing official lapses.
Mr. Balakrishnan, a noon meal officer at the office of the Assistant Education Officer, Elathur, was earlier transferred to Vadakara and Thamarassery soon after the Left Democratic Front government came to power.
Sources in the Education Department, however, claimed that the disciplinary action had nothing to do with Salary Challenge.
Members of the State Employees and Teachers Organisation staging a dharna in front of the office of the Deputy Director of Education in Kozhikode on Wednesday.
As the noon meal officer, he was found to have ignored the tampering of bills for purchase of food at an upper primary school.
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