MCD teachers receive pending salary, call off strike
The Municipal Corporation Teachers Association on Saturday called off their indefinite strike in the national capital after they received their pending salaries worth three months.
New Delhi: The Municipal Corporation Teachers Association on Saturday called off their indefinite strike in the national capital after they received their pending salaries worth three months.
Rs 273 crores has been released as payment for the teachers who have been on a strike since early February and they have been promised that their salaries would be given on time in the future.
"After the assurance from Deputy Governor and keeping in view with the benefit of students, we called off the indefinite strike. We take back the support from United Front of MCD employees. From Monday onwards, all teachers will resume working at schools," Ram Nivas Solanki, General Secretary of Municipal Corporation Teachers Association said in a statement.
However, the strike by the MCD employees entered its 11th day today as garbage continued to pile up in the national capital.
Earlier, the Delhi police on wrote a letter to the state government on the ongoing MCD strike, predicting total breakdown of law and order if the strike continued.
The police also expressed fear of the breakout of an epidemic in Delhi.