Tension dominates at Assembly as government college educators phase rally
Hyderabad: Tension dominated at the Telangana Assembly on the last day of the gale session on Tuesday as hundreds of government institutions educators marched from Sundarayya Vignana Bhavan, Bagh Lingampally to Assembly requiring the State government to satisfy their needs like promos and also transfers which are pending given that 2014, hiring scavengers and also showing team in Government institutions.
Many educators were collared throughout the rally. According to the government teachers, the State government disregarded to all the educators’ issues.
M Ravinder, basic assistant, Telangana Progressive Teachers Federation (TPTF), claimed, “We held a rally from Sundarayya Vignana Bhavan to the Assembly chanting slogans for about one kilometer. Many protestors were also taken into custody during the protest. This is not the first time that we staged a protest. Even after giving many representations to the State government, no step has been taken to recruit teachers in government schools. The schedule of teacher transfers and promotions of all employers including government, Zilla Parishad, Mandal Parishad, model schools and ashram schools has been pending since years,” includedRavinder
Jangaiah, a government teacher opposing in the rally claimed, “Even after submitting a representation to the Education department two months back to fill vacant posts in government schools, no action has been taken. Around 1,000 headmaster posts are vacant in high schools, 2,000 HM posts in primary schools, 7,500 school assistant posts are vacant and promotions are also pending. The Education department claims that textbooks and uniforms have been distributed to all the schools, but many schools ae yet to receive books and uniform.”
“In the past, many protests and rallies were organised but no concrete measure have been taken by the State government. As part of the Chalo Assembly, under Upadhyaya Sanghala Porata Committee (USPC) we staged a protest but many teachers were arrested and taken to Ghosha Mahal Police Station. It will be better if the State government resolves our demands and immediately take up transfers, provide promotions, cancel the new pension system and introduce the old pension system, appoint service persons in schools and give immediate justice to the teachers who have lost their permanent locality with GO 317,” claimed T Ravi, a government college educator.