University, college teachers go on mass leave

Last Updated: Monday, November 30, 2009 - 17:43

Lucknow: Teaching work was disrupted in
state universities and colleges across Uttar Pradesh as
18,000 teachers went on mass casual leave demanding payment of
arrears.

"Teachers across the state are staging a demonstration
in their respective districts since morning, after which
Federation of UP University College Teachers Association
(FUPUCTA) plans to take out a procession on December 14,"
Lucknow University Affiliated Colleges Teachers Association
(LUACTA) Maulendu Mishra said here.

The university and degree college teachers are demanding
arrears for the period between January 1, 2006 to November
2008 after implementation of the sixth pay commission.

"We want that like state employees, arrears to teachers
should be made in this period," he added.

"In Lucknow, members of the teachers association
converged at the university headquarters to register their
protest," Maulendu said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, November 30, 2009 - 17:43
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