Relief teacher stage sit-in, DOE out of service

2015-01-07

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The Nepal relief Quota Teachers’ central struggle committee staged a sit-in in front of the Department of Education, Sano Thimi in order to exert pressure on the authorities concerned for the fulfillment of its demand.

No staff of the department was allowed to enter office as the member of the committee blocked entrance to the DOE since 9:00 am today.

“We were forced to stage he sit-in as our peaceful struggle was not responded by the authorities”’ said Chair of the Committee Kownag Chulama.

The demands of the Committee include reforms in the provision related to relief teachers in the Education Act, costume allowance, and remote allowance among others.

The sit-in continues until he demands are met, said Chulama. Meanwhile, daily work at the Department was halted as a result of the sit-in by the agitating relief quota teachers.

[Source: The Rising Nepal]