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NHRC issues notices to Delhi Chief Secy, Commissioners of three MCDs

The Commission has taken cognizance of a complaint by school teachers alleging that non-payment of salary by the municipal corporations has put them on the verge of starvation.



New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Delhi Chief Secretary and Commissioners of the three municipal corporations of Delhi over non-payment of salary to primary school teachers.

The Commission has taken cognizance of a complaint by school teachers alleging that non-payment of salary by the municipal corporations has put them on the verge of starvation.

Allegedly, the primary teachers of MCD schools have no money to pay school fee of their children, to buy food and medicines, said an NHRC statement.

The Commission has sought an action report in the matter within four weeks.

Around 12,000 teachers of MCD schools have joined the municipal employees strike which entered its eighth day today.

"All the 1,100 schools are closed resulting in complete boycott of teaching and mid-day meal related work by thousands of teachers. We are also talking to our colleagues in South Delhi Municipal Corporation to join the strike," said Ram Niwas Solanki, General Secretary of Nagar Nigam Shikshak Sangh.

From Zee News

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