ReK teachers’ protest enters Day-46

ReK teachers staging protest outside BJP headquarters at Trikuta Nagar on Friday. Excelsior/Rakesh
ReK teachers staging protest outside BJP headquarters at Trikuta Nagar on Friday. Excelsior/Rakesh

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 3: Rehbar-e-Khel teachers’ protest entered Day-46 outside BJP Headquarters Trikuta Nagar, here.
Today, the protestors adopted a unique way of protest to register their anger against the Government’s apathetic attitude. All the protesters were laying down on the ground for hours by holding banners and placards and trying to seek the attention of the Government towards their plights for which they were protesting since December 20, last year.
The ReK teachers were protesting in favour of their demands such as freezing of posts in the Education Department which were recently de-freezed by LG Government and same were recommended to recruiting agency for the fulfillment of the post in education department, enhancement of the monthly salary and reduction of probation period from the 7year to 5 years.
They alleged that they were protesting for the last many days but the administration is watching us like a mute spectators as nobody has come here to address their genuine demands for which the LG Government had promised us that all the posts were filled after their regularization in the department concerned.
“Many times BJP UT president, Ravinder Raina joined our protest and gave us assurance that they would receive a written document very soon, but his statements are proving as merely rhetoric,” they said.
The former LG GC Murmu framed a committee to find a way to ease the sufferings of Rehber-e-Khel teachers to reduce probation period from 7 years to 5 years as per Rehbar-e-Taleem teacher and enhancement of our salary, the said committee nothing recommended concrete so far which shows the in different attitude of the Government.
The ReK teachers have performed duties with full zeal and enthusiasm in the department since their appointment but the present Government denies justice to us, said Dheeraj Salaria, president of the Association.