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DU teachers lead candle-light march to VC's office, demand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A large number of teachers, students and non-teaching staff of University today took a candle light march to vice chancellor's office raising several demands including "inaction on appointments".

"We don't want privatisation of the university through autonomous colleges, and also want to expedite permanent appointments, regularisation/absorption of long-serving employees," said a statement from DUTA.

Besides, we also want proper implementation of reservation policy, time-bound promotions for all and a no to retrospective application of API, the statement added.

Pension for all, making public the long-pending UGC PRC report, implementation of 7th Pay Commission were some of the other demands.

The protest was organised by DUTA (University Teachers' Association), DUCKU (University and Colleges Karamchari Union), DUCLSA (DU and College Lab Staff Association) and SC/ST Employees Association from Arts Faculty.

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First Published: Sat, April 22 2017. 01:22 IST