Arunachal: AASSATA calls off proposed ‘indefinite non cooperation strike’ 

After cabinet decision to create 400 posts for regularisation of teachers AASSATA calls off proposed ‘indefinite non cooperation strike’ on Tuesday.



The agitating  Samagra Shiksha Abhiyaan Teacher Association  (AASSATA) have temporary deferred their proposed “indefinite non cooperation strike” to protest against government indifferent attitude towards their demands for regularisation of SSA teachers in phase wise manner.

The decision to withdraw their protest came following recent cabinet decision to create 400 posts for their regularization.

“We have decided to withdraw the proposed strike as we found recent cabinet decision satisfactory. Our major demand regarding regularization of SSA teachers has been partially fulfilled, “said President, Tarak Agung Tarh while addressing a press conference here at press club today.

Assuring to resume their duties, however Agung said “ we will decide our future course of action after the proposed meeting with Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein scheduled on August 21next and shall continue our movement if no tangible decision is taken for their phase wise regularization.

He informed that the Dy CM Chowna Mein and Education Minister Honchun Ngandam assured to convene a meeting with Chief Minister on August 18 next to discuss the matter which will be followed by meeting with DCM on August 21with the Association.

Earlier on SSA teachers held a consecutive three day long massive sit in protest from August 8 to 10 here at Indira Gandhi Park to press for their one point demand which in turn bought functioning of educational institutions across the state to a grinding halt.


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