The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and the head teachers on Wednesday held massive protests across Kashmir valley demanding implementation of 7th pay commission recommendations, and de-linking of their salary from Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) funding.
The protesters accused the government of being indifferent to their demands.The protests were held in Kupwara, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Bandipora and other districts. The protesting teachers also staged demonstrations outside the offices of chief education officers.
A teacher from Sopore zone fell unconscious during the protests in Baramulla.
In Ganderbal, a protest rally was led by chairman JK ReT teachers’ forum, Farooq Ahmad Tantray who later submitted a memorandum to the district administration