Nagaland University teachers on indefinite strike

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 9, 2010 - 22:19

Kohima: Classes in all the three campuses
of the Nagaland University were affected on Tuesday as the teachers
went on an indefinite strike demanding immediate revocation of
suspension of three senior teachers.

The teachers did not turn up after the Nagaland
University Teachers` Association (NUTA) yesterday decided to
go for an academic closure of all departments in the varsity
from today.

NUTA president Rosemary Dzuvichu said that the
teachers were forced to resort to agitation since the
Vice-Chancellor failed to convene an emergency executive
council (EC) meeting to revoke the suspension of three NUTA
leaders, including herself.

NUTA today submitted a representation to ADC
(Judicial) demanding follow-up action on the FIRs filed before
police listing specific corruption charges against the
university authorities by the teachers in January.

A ten-member NUTA delegation will leave for New Delhi
on Saturday to meet the leaders of the Federation of Central
University Teachers` Associations (FEDCUTA), Rosemary said.

The ongoing tussle between the authorities and the
teachers, without showing any sign of rapprochement, has
severely affected the academic environment in this nascent
university.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, March 9, 2010 - 22:19

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