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Contract teachers to boycott 'Padho Punjab' project till demands met


PATIALA: The protesting contractual academics who confronted water cannons and had been cane-charged by means of police all through their protest march on Sunday have now decided to boycott the state govt Padho Punjab Padhaao Punjab Project. The academics claimed that the boycott will proceed until the federal government regularises them. They had been confident of a gathering with Punjab CM Amarinder Singh which is scheduled for February 28.

The protesting academics below Sanjha Adhyapak Committee are protesting over their call for of regularisation without any phrases and prerequisites being imposed by means of the state govt as in step with which the teachers already drawing salaries up to Rs 45,000 per thirty days could have to enroll in on a fundamental salary of Rs 15,000 for three years to get regularized.

Showing lack of confidence in the govt and its guarantees, the teachers claimed that they're going to wait until February 28 and if the assembly with the CM stays a failure, the agitation will be intensified. As of now, the protesters had referred to as off the sit-in-protest.

Sanjha Adhyapak Morcha co-convener Davinder Punia said previously too, the teachers had been confident of conferences with the CM, however all in useless.


Alleging that schooling secretary Krishan Kumar had faulty the cupboard, the teachers have now decided to raise black flags in opposition to him all through his visits in the public. The academics claimed that they might burn state govt's effigy at the district degree for no longer paying any heed to their demands.


They alleged that Krishan Kumar misinformed the federal government that 94% academics are ready to accept the offer, whereas this used to be some distance away from the reality.


Meanwhile, police booked around 30 protesting academics, including some union leaders, below sections of IPC all through their protest on Sunday. Around 10 police officers, including superintendent of police (headquarters), had been also injured after the conflict between the protesting academics and the police. However, police denied having registered any case in opposition to the teachers.


Under the Padho Punjab, Padhaao Punjab Project, number one faculty academics are to be trained such that they may be able to educate students discuss and write in Punjabi.


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