By TC News Desk
Agartala: January 03. The terminated 10, 323 teachers under the banner of ‘Joint Movement Committee’ along with their family members held secretariat march to meet the Chief Minister demanding to solve their problem by providing permanent job.
More than 100 people today joined the protest march which started in front of Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhawan this afternoon.
However, after roaming parts of city, the Central Paramilitary Police Force along with Tripura police has prevented them in front of circuit house to go further.
While speaking with reporters, Bijoy Krishna Saha one the agitator said, “Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha has taken an initiative to save us. At first phase he has held a meeting with us along with lawyers and he himself promised us to hold the second phase of meeting and will take a decision. But after waiting 1.5 months no decisions came out. And date of election would be announced soon and for which there will be no solution of our problem for this amidst the state mourning we are holding Secretariat March hoping that Chief Minister would meet us to solve the burning issue. We are not protesting against government. We are hopeful that the CM will give a positive response.”
Though police didn’t allowed the protestors to proceed further, but a two delegation of among the agitating teachers went to Civil Secretariat and submitted a letter at the office of Chief Minister seeking reply from him about the problem.
Later all of them move from the Circuit house and decided to sit in front of Agartala City Centre till they don’t get any response from the Chief Minister.
“During our secretariat march central police force were deployed along with state police. As whenever we tried to protest democratically, they have attacked on us. But we have decided earlier that till we don’t get any response from Chief Minister we will not go home. That is why we are sitting here. He is a chief minister for us. This government has promised us to solve our problem. If we don’t get any positive response we will not go to our home. We have sent a letter to Chief Minister and will wait for the response of the Chief Minister or else we will not go to home”, another agitating teacher said.