J&K contractual teachers protest against state govt

Contractual teachers on Tuesday staged a protest against the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, demanding the restoration of their jobs and a policy for their future.

ANI| Last Updated: Mar 24, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Srinagar: Contractual teachers on Tuesday staged a protest against the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, demanding the restoration of their jobs and a policy for their future.

The protest , which was held at Pratap Park in Lal Chowk, left many injured.

"We were given a job last year according to the Cabinet order 182 for session 2013-2014. We were given a job for two months, after that we were disengaged," said Qaisar Yusuf, President, Jammu and Kashmir Temporary Teachers Association.

" PDP and BJP had promised that they will provide youth with jobs. We want this government to provide us continuation in this job and make a policy for our future," he added.

Yusuf asserted that the contractual teachers would continue their strike if their demands are not fulfilled.