Srinagar, July 20 : Contractual teachers who are on peacefull strike since May 12 ,today paraded bare foot from Pratab Park Srinagar to Heart of city’s Clock Tower lalchowk Srinagar.
The agitated teachers are protesting for the genuine demand of Continutation and framing of comprehensive policy for regularization.Till date they have only got assurances from the Governor Administration,as per the statement of the agitating teachers honble Governor Shri S.P Malik has has himself assured them from time to time,but till date Governor of the state has not passed any ordinance reagarding their continutation.
Contractual teachers were disenaged by the state in the mid academic session leaving them in dilema and snatching the livilihood of more than 1200 subject specific teachers who were rendering services in farflung areas on the meager salary of 4500/= The disenagement of contractual teachers has created staff shortage in the schools.it is worth to mention that every day news in print and electronic media regarding staff shortage in school and the sufferings of students,the facts already admired the government.But why Government is still silent over the issue of contractual teachers is not understood.
The agitating teachers told Asiannewshub that they are hopefull that the newly appointed honble advisor to Governor IPS Farooq ahmad khan will take keen intrest in the matter and will solve the problem once for all.The teachers again prayed for justice and early disposal of their issue.
Contractual teachers while marching towards Clock tower told Asiannewshub that it is high time for Government to save our future as most of us are at the verge of overage and many have crossed the age Limit.The teachers threatned that if Governor will again give deaf ear to our issue then they will intensify their protest .