Punjab

TEACHER PROTEST IN FRONT OF DISTT.ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLEX, DEMANDS CANCELLATION OF FIR LODGED AGAINST SIX GOVT TEACHERS

April 20, 2018 08:50 PM

Deputy Commissioner Ferozepur Ramvir announced compensation of Rs. 5 lakh to the family members of the education provider Channan Singh who had allegedly committed suicide 

FEROZEPORE (VIKRAMDITYA SHARMA/ MANISH BAWA)

In order to lodge their protest against the FIR in which six teacher belonging to government primary school were booked, hundreds of teachers under the banner of “Sikhya Bachao Manch” gathered in front of district administrative complex. The union leaders demanded the cancellation of FIR registered against the teachers.

  
  The union leaders including Jaswinder Singh Sidhu, Harjinderpal Singh Pannu, Pargatjeet Singh Kishanpura, Amarjit Singh Kamboj, Jasvir Singh, Anil Parbhakar also demanded compensation of Rs. 20 Lakh for Channan Singh, education provider who had allegedly committed suicide by jumping into gang canal near Village Basti Bagh Wali yesterday.

The union leaders alleged that a conspiracy was hatched by the senior officials belonging to education department. They alleged that the DPI (EE) used foul language for the female teachers.

The union leaders demanded compensation of Rs. 20 Lakh for the family members of the education provider Channan Singh, a resident of Village Changali Qadeem and deputed at Village Chagali Jadid. The union leaders also demanded government job for one of the family members of Changa Singh and action against the officers responsible for his death. The union leaders threatened that they will not let the cremation take place if their demands are not met. The union leaders said that Channan Singh was getting a meager salary of Rs. 8000/- and that too he was not getting for the last five months.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Ferozepur Ramvir announced compensation of Rs. 5 lakh to the family members of the education provider Channan Singh who had allegedly committed suicide yesterday.

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