Day 75- Contractual Teachers March Barefoot in Srinagar to Demand Regularization

July 20

Mir Junaid

Contractual teachers who have been on peaceful strike for the past 75 days, on Saturday marched bare foot from Pratap Park Srinagar to Lal Chowk’s clock tower in Srinagar.

Demanding regularization, The teachers have been protesting since May 15, however they alleged that till date they have received assurances from the Governor Administration,not any ordinance regarding the continuation of their services.

The 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/.