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Tripura: Victim teachers rally in support of BJP

ANI  |  Agartala [Tripura] 

The school teachers praised Prakash Javadekar, Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Barman and other leaders for alluding their case to the Centre.

Recently, a seven member's delegation led by Sarma and teacher's representatives Javadekar with the plea to give one-time relaxation to the appointment of the teachers by amending the Right to Act so that their services can be saved.

According to the teachers, the has responded positively to their plea and referred the case to the Ministry to examine it.

Allegedly, they Minister and urged him to appeal to the Centre but he turned down their request and following which they reached out to the

They added that the state has assured them of being by their side but nothing positive happened.

Though the services of 10, 323 teachers were terminated on December 31 last year by the top court, it extended their services for another six months on a fresh ad-hoc basis in response to a petition of the state

Ahead of the February 2018 Assembly elections, the termination of these teachers is set to become a major political issue in the Left-ruled Tripura, where the has turned into a major opposition with six out of 10 MLAs joining the party.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 05:15 IST