Police foil TG students’ rally to demand adequate teachers

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IMPHAL, August 8: Police personnel stopped students of Tamphasana Girls Higher Secondary School from taking out a rally demanding filling up the posts of vacant teachers in the school.

According to Sweety Maisnam, Class XI science, T G Higher Secondary School they have boycotted their classes and gathered to express their grievances to the concern government authority.

She also said that they have been demanding filling up of vacant posts as there were insufficient teachers for every subject.

She further lamented that instead of fulfilling their demands the Government has transferred six of their teachers to other schools.

Sweety Maisnam further alleged that on account of the shortfall of teachers in the school, there is a fear that the syllabus for Standard XII will not be covered in time.

She added that as the exams are knocking on the door; there is apprehension about their future career. She warned that government should be held responsible for any untoward incident.

The students later tried to stage a protest rally; however, a large number of police personnel who had arrived foiled their attempt. However, later on the police team allowed 12 representatives of the students to submit a memorandum to the Education Minister demanding filling of the vacant teachers’ post.

The students warned that they will resort back to agitations if their demands are not met.

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