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SSA teachers strike called off

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

The indefinite hunger strike of the teachers of (SSA) demanding regularisation of their jobs was called off today following request from the Governor Tathagata Roy.

"We have called off our agitation as the Governor assured that tri-partite talks between him, the state and us would be held on our demand," (SSA) Teachers' Welfare Association President Sajal Deb told reporters.

The State Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty had earlier appealed to the agitating teachers to withdraw their strike saying that the was concerned about their problems.

There are 5,200 SSA teachers in the state.

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First Published: Mon, August 07 2017. 20:07 IST