Students to be affected by Mizoram teacher strike

Around 10,000 students are likely to be affected as teachers belonging to Mizoram Deficit Mission Schools Association (MDMSA) has decided to launch indefinite strike from Tuesday.

Last Updated: Nov 07, 2011, 15:50 PM IST

Aizawl: Around 10,000 students are likely
to be affected as teachers belonging to Mizoram Deficit Mission Schools Association (MDMSA) has decided to launch indefinite strike from Tuesday.

The strike, to be launched ahead of the annual
examinations, by teachers of the best educational institutions in the state ran by churches like Catholic, Seventh Day Adventist, Presbyterian and Baptist churches, is likely to affected education.
The teachers have been demanding hike in the salaries
in line with Sixth Pay Commission recommendations,
introduction of pension scheme and application of modified
ACP.
They had taken mass casual leave for a week and
decided to go on an indefinite strike after the state
education minister Lalsawta failed to give them any concrete
promise, they said.

PTI