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JU teachers' bodies observe 3-hour ceasework

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Different teachers' organisations of University observed a three-hour ceasework on Wednesday demanding pay revision and scrapping of "anti-people" policies by the Centre and government.

No classes were held in the afternoon hours as the ceasework was held from 2 pm to 5 pm, a of (JUTA) said.

He said 270 teachers, belonging to JUTA, College and and All Bengal (ABUTA) joined the ceasework and took part in a sit-in.

The various demands of the three teachers' bodies were - making effective the last pay revision scheme of University Grants' Commission, amending the university statute to ensure the presence of elected representatives in statutory bodies, fixed salary structure for contractual teachers and scrapping of the alleged anti-people policies of the Centre and state government, said of the ABUTA, JU chapter.

A said while classes were held in the first hour of Wednesday but no classes took place after2 pm. Wednesday.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 22:51 IST