Nagaland: Protest against shortage of teachers

The 11 vacancies were created through means of transfer, promotion and retirement without any replacement.


Kohima

A Protest Rally against shortage of 11 teachers at Govt. Hr. Sec. School Phek, organized by Chakhesang  Student Union in collaboration with Phek Area Public Organisation and Phek Town Chakhesang Student Union at DC office Complex on Monday.

The Chakhesang Students Union organised a procession in Phek town to register their protest against the shortage of teachers and the state school education department. The members had also demanded filling up the vacant posts within two months.

The union was joined by the Phek Area Public Organisation comprising 24 villages, all the chairmen of 11 colonies, gaon burhas (village headmen) and concerned public leaders in the protest, the union said in a release on Tuesday.

The union said different organisations have submitted memorandum to the department concerned to immediately fill up the vacant posts lying in the school’s Higher Secondary section since 2004.

The 11 vacancies were created through means of transfer, promotion and retirement without any replacement, it stated. If the vacancies are not filled up the school could go defunct by next year, it warned.

Besides, the members of the civil society organisations, 600 students participated in the procession and submitted a representation to the Phek Deputy Commissioner, who is also the chairman of the managing board of the school, the union said.

The union also requested the school education department to release textbooks to the schools at the earliest.

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