SSA teachers hold protests across Kashmir
Srinagar: Teachers working under centrally sponsored scheme Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan on Wednesday held massive protests across Kashmir valley against the government for failing to fulfill their demands.
The protesting teachers lead by joint action committee held a sit in out side civil secretariat Srinagar which was foiled by Jammu and Kashmir Police and scores of its representatives were arrested and later lodged at Shaheed Gunj Police station.
The protesting teachers were demanding implementation of 7th pay commission besides de-linking their salary from Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD).
Similar protests were also witnessed in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district where hundreds of SSA teachers held a protest demonstration to press for their demands.