Minister for School Education Vinod Tawde Tuesday faced protests from teachers of unaided schools, who took to the streets against the government’s failure to give them their long standing dues.
In the backdrop of a special meeting of cabinet ministers at Aurangabad, the unrest within the education sector saw teachers staging a demonstrations on streets. The Dhangar community (shepherd community), fighting for reservation under tribals category, also took to the streets in groups.
However, sources in the government said the government had already given adequate representation to Dhangars by making two members from the community, Ram Shinde and Mahadeo Jhankar, ministers.
Regarding unpaid dues, it was indicated that the matter will be relooked to resolve the problem.