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CSS Hindi teachers call off their agitation

Press Trust of India  |  Kohima 

The agitating CSS Hindi Teachers under the banner of All Hindi Teachers Union (ANHTU) today called off their agitation.

ANHTU claimed the state has given a written assurance to clear the pending salaries by next month and would pay two months salary within this month.

Over 1300 CSS Hindi teachers in were on agitation for non-release of their nine months salary.

Meanwhile, Nagland Minister Yitachu said the state would be paying the salaries of the CSS Hindi Teachers from the state exchequer.

In a statement, Yitachu said that the even as the funds for payment of CSS Hindi teachers salaries has not been released by the Central government, the same would be paid from the state exchequer for two months per month starting this month. He assured that the payment would continue till their pending salaries are cleared.

He expressed hope that the Union Ministry of Human Resources Development would be release the funds for payment of salaries to CSS Hindi teachers by next month.

Yitachu said "once the fund is received the entire amount of pending salaries would be cleared, while those paid from the state exchequer would be recovered."

He also expressed gratitude to the ANHTU for accepting the offer and agreeing to call off the agitation.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 21:22 IST