Assam teachers announce agitation programme


Around 39,000 Headmaster posts are lying vacant in government’s lower primary schools across Assam, alleged Prathamik Shikshak Sanmilani, a primary school teachers’ organization on Saturday. The orgnisation also announced an agitation programme from February 21 against the State government for their various demands.

They demanded the government to pay Rs. 8700 grade pay to the graduate teacher in the State and to appoint teacher at more than 100 ‘teacherless’ schools. They also demanded to dispense the fund of Chief Minister’s Special Scholarship Programme for the year 2016.

Announcing the agitation against the government, the organisation said that it would take MLA-gherao programme on February 21 and send memorandum to the Chief Minister. They will arrange public meetings with the local people around the schools across the State on February 25. They will launch inter-sub-divisional protest and jail-bharo programme on February 26.

The organisation also declared Assam Education Minister as a lair and demanded Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to directly interfere in their demand and to take action.

Earlier, they had launched different agitation programme against the government for their various demands.

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