At least 28 volunteers of the JAC on Thang-Ta Teachers’ Recruitment have been arrested by police after the former disrupted the written test conducted today at two centres for recruitment of contract lecturers in Government Higher Secondary Schools in protest against the State Government’s failure to include lecturers for the martial arts subject in the recruitment.
Meanwhile, the JAC has today warned of intensifying their agitation, including imposition of bandh, if the Government fails to release the arrested volunteers within 24 hours without any condition and due process is not initiated urgently for recruitment of Thang-Ta lecturers in Government Higher Secondary Schools.
The JAC had served memorandums and ultimatums besides conveying through media in the past to recruit Thang-Ta lecturers to Government Higher Secondary Schools.
However, the State Government conducted the written test for recruitment of History lecturers without considering the pleas of the JAC.
The JAC can no longer tolerate the complete ignorance of its long standing demand for inclusion of the post of lecturer for Thang-ta in the recruitment of lecturers for various subjects in the Government Higher Secondary Schools
Demanding the State Government to release the arrested volunteers of the JAC within 24 hours (from today) without any condition and also to adopt a concrete decision to recruit Thang-Ta lecturers in Government Higher Secondary Schools at the earliest, Shanta warned that the JAC will launch intensified mode of agitation, including imposition of bandh if the Government fails to meet its (JAC’s) demands.