Protesting SC, ST category teachers shave heads
Tribune News Service, Dehradun, June 24
Agitating teachers from the SC/ST category tonsured their heads to register their protest here today. The teachers have decided to intensify the agitation if the Congress-led state government does not take effective steps to fulfil their pending demands.
The agitators, under the banner of SC/ST Teachers Association, gathered at the Parade Ground. They raised slogans against the state government in support of their demands. They tonsured their heads as mark of protest. Addressing the agitators, Sohan Lal, state president, SC/ST Teachers Association, has expressed concern that teachers from the SC/ST category were denied promotion in the state Education Department.