Teachers hold protest against ‘forced transfers’
AMRITSAR: Teachers working under Shaheed Kiranjeet Kaur Education Guarantee (SKKEG), alternative and innovative education (AIE) and special trainers (STR) scheme staged a protest against ‘forced transfers’, here on Saturday.
The protest was led by Special Trainers Teachers Union Punjab president Goga Rani of Abohar. The protestors and their children gathered at Ram Bagh and organised a protest march till education minister OP Soni’s residence at Rani Ka Bagh.
The protesting teachers raised slogans against the Punjab government for its ‘antiteachers’ policies. Rani said that the state government has been transferring teachers up to 50 kilometers far from their home towns.