Tripura SSA Teachers Issue: Govt considering ways to save jobs of Educators

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Story highlights

  • Education Minister said the Govt is considering ways to save the jobs
  • 10,323 Graduate, UG and PG teachers facing termination after Dec 31
  • A petition filed by the government to extend the tenure of employment

The Apex law body of the country, the Supreme Court in its verdict upheld the Tripura High Court verdict of terminating 10,323 Graduate, UG and PG teachers of the state. In the direction, the state government is also considering ways to save the jobs, says the Education Minister.

Teachers facing termination after Dec 31

According to a Supreme Court verdict, the Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty said, the government is considering ways to save the job of 10,323 graduates, post-graduate and undergraduate teachers in Tripura who are facing termination after December 31.

After December 31, a representative body of 10,323 teachers will be facing termination in Tripura.

According to the Supreme Court verdict, on Thursday organized a march to the secretariat demanding job security.

On the matter, a petition was filed by the government to extend the tenure of employment of teachers facing termination and this matter is expected to be heard at the Apex Court on December 11.

Jakir Hossain, a leader of the teachers’ association said they had full faith in the state government.

For the purpose, a group of educators organized a massive rally from Agartala city to the state secretariat and demanded an audience with education minister Tapan Chakraborty.

A splinter group of the organisation earlier warned to stall the state with an indefinite blockade on the national highway and railways unless the government guaranteed security in existing positions or new jobs and its deadline ends tonight.

All Tripura 10323 Teachers Association leader and graduate teacher Uttam Kumar Dey said around 50,000 people, including family members of teachers facing termination, are staring at a humanitarian crisis.

On this, the Supreme Court to hear the petition and to reach the conclusion whether to implement the Tripura High Court’s verdict or to dismiss it saving the interest of many educators in the state.

Also Read: Tripura: A Letter From HRD Ministry Gives Major A Jolt To SSA Teachers

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