Fast unto death by teachers enters 4th day, 6 women teachers join the fast

Fast unto death by teachers enters 4th day, 6 women teachers join the fast

Patiala, October 10, 2018 ( By TnL Bureau): The agitation by teachers observing fast unto death being led by Sanjha Adhiyapak Morcha, Punjab here entered the fourth day.

The agitation intensified as 6 women teachers on Wednesday joined the fast. They included Jaspreet Kaur, Rajinder Kaur, Namita, Kuljeet Kaur, Pradeep Verma and Ritu Bala.

The Morcha leaders alleged that the Education Minister was resorting to misleading propaganda against the protesting teachers and the issues being raised by them.

On day four of their agitation, the protesting teachers took out a march up to Bus Stand condemning notification curtailing their salaries and forcible suspension of the agitating teachers.

Expressing solidarity with them, a large number of teachers from Kapurthala, Sangrur and Patiala district joined the protest.

Addressing them, Morcha leaders including state convener Sukhwinder Singh Chahal, Devinder Singh Punia, Baz Singh Khaira among others dared the Education Minister to present real facts at a public platform.