Imphal, July 4,
Thadou Students’ Association, General Headquarters (TSA-GHQ), Siamsinpawlpi , General Head Quarter (SSPP-GHQ) Rongmei Naga Syudents’ Organisation, North East Idia (RSO-NEI) and Liangmei Naga Katimai Ruangdi (LNKR-AMN) has called a state wide bandh on July 6, starting from 6 am over failure of the state government in recruiting Tribal Language (MIL) Lecturers at Higher Secondary Schools in the state.
A press statement signed by the representatives of the three tribal students’ body said that they are compelled to call the band as the state government fails to fulfil its promises regarding the appointment of the MIL tribal language lecturers in Higher Secondary Schools of the state.
The statement further added that the Joint Student bodies have served an ultimatum to the state government on June 26 through press communiqué and also submitted the copy to both the Chief Minister and the Education minister demanding immediate action by issuing notification for recruitment of the MIL teacher on or before June 30. The statement slammed the state government for turning deaf ear to the demand.
The statement also stated that the recruitment of the language teacher should be strictly compliance with the regulations of the NCTE, 2014 norms and that the government should not deprived the rights and privilege of the train candidate.
As per the National Council for teacher Education (NCTE) minimum qualifications for the persons to be recruited as Education Teachers in Senior Secondary School should mandatorily be post graduate (Laster) degree and B.ED) degree from a recognised institution .
The Joint students body also appealed the state government to immediately look into the affairs of the Manipur University and urged to restore normalcy in the larger interest of the students Community.
During the Bandh Medical, media, Water Supply, Electricity, religious Activities and airport will be exempted the statement said.
William Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since beginning. He also looks after the website and application of Imphal Times. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue.