Lecturers continue protest
HYDERABAD, July 20: Four college teachers under the banner of Sindh
Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) continued their hunger strike
outside the Hyderabad Press Club on Thursday - third consecutive day. A large
number of teachers visited the hunger strikers' camp.
had been protesting delay in the resolution of their problems. They called upon
the President, the Prime Minister, the Sindh Governor and the Chief Minister to
take notice of unrest among teachers of Sindh and demanded regularisation of 863
adhoc teachers and payment of their salaries.
They said as per the Prime
Minister's announcement, college teachers should be upgraded on the pattern of
university teachers with 400 to Grade 18, 19 & 20, introduction of simple
Sindhi in Class XI for non-Sindhi students and reinstatement of the Principal
Sachal College, Prof Nazeer Pathan. Dawn