Police Lathicharge To Disperse Teachers Protesting For Salary Hike

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Kolkata: The police allegedly lathicharged on Computer teachers at Minto Park area on Tuesday afternoon. They started a sit-in protest since Tuesday morning demanding a hike in their salaries. The police have been accused of lathicharging on them.

Not only from Kolkata, but teachers from districts were also present. Many teachers were protesting in demand for salary hike.

The police requested them to end their strike. Soon after this, the incident allegedly took place.

It is being said that the teacher were supposed to be given Rs. 12,000 salary. But they are presently getting Rs. 4,000. So in demand for the previously decided salary, they were protesting.

They are teachers of the CIT scheme. They have alleged that a huge amount is being deducted from their salary. For this, they were protesting at II&Fs office at Minto park.

One of the teachers fell sick and she was rushed to the SSKM hospital.