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Baijal not ready to talk about guest teachers: Sisodia

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Delhi was not willing to discuss the AAP government's proposal to regularise guest teachers in city schools, Deputy Chief said on Thursday.

In October 2017, the had passed a bill to make about 15,000 guest teachers employed in government schools permanent, amid opposition from the But the bill is yet to get approval from the

After a meeting with Baijal on Thursday, Sisodia, who also holds the portfolio, said in a letter to him: "Despite my repeated requests in the meeting today, you were not willing to enter into a conversation on the issue of guest teachers.

"Today, people across the country and the world are talking about the transformation of schools. I'm invited across the world to speak on the work we are doing in education, but you are not even willing to engage with me on such a crucial issue."

The had asked Baijal and Sisodia to work together on the issue, but the was not willing to enter into a dialogue, the said in a tweet.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 21:14 IST
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