Teachers launch fast onto death demanding promotion

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IMPHAL December 16: Four undergraduate/primary teachers demanding promotion to graduate teachers have launched a fast unto death agitation at the Lainingthou Khamlamba Community Hall, Sagolband Moirang Leirak machine this noon.

The fast unto death is organized by the Demanding Commottee for Promotion/Upgradation of Undergraduate/Primary Teachers to Graduate Post. The teachers are Namoijam Khogendra Meitei, Primary Teacher Kha-Imphal Primary school; Md Basir Ahmad general secretary AMESTA Kakching; Loitongbam Milanjit zonal education officer zone II and Kh Bormani Khurkhul Leirenjao Junior School.

Khogendro said that they submitted an ultimatum to the Education Minister regarding their demand for promotion of around 600 primary undergraduate teachers on the basis of their seniority lists and set a December 13 deadline.

He continued that the fast onto death agitation will continue till their demands are met.

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