By TC News Desk
Agartala: August 10. Terminated 10, 323 teachers have decided that they would join their service in their respective schools from August 12 as they claimed that they didn’t lose their jobs and the government didn’t sack them.
Addressing a press conference a section of 10, 323 teachers, said they had filed an FIR with the Supreme Court in which it was clearly mentioned that they were not sacked or they didn’t lose their job.
“From August 12 we will join our schools as through RTI in Supreme Court we get to know that we didn’t lose our job, neither the government has sacked us and so we have decided to join our service again. In the RTI it was mentioned that we were not the party of the case in which many 10, 323 teachers lost their jobs. As we are not a party of that case we have decided to join our job again and we will attend school from 12th August”, said Bishwajit Banik a teacher among the 10, 323.
He further said that on 4th may they placed a deputation to the director of education attaching the RTI. “Later we tried to meet her again and again but she didn’t meet. So we have decided that we will submit our RTI copies to our respected school principals informing them that we didn’t lose our job and will request him/her to take us back. In the meantime if anyone tries to obstruct us then we will take the legal path”, he said.
Bapi Bhattacharya who was a teacher of Under Graduate teacher said more than 135 teachers died while among them many of died by committing suicide as they could not pay the loan money which they had taken from different banks. “We have again and again informed the administration that we didn’t lose our job. We have filed an FIR against the then director UK Chakma with Bishalgarh police station as one teacher Rina Bhowmik died by committed suicide because of the overburden of bank loans and we feel UK Chakma is responsible for it. They (govt) have no paper which they can use against us”, he added.