Moga rally on SYL row: Won’t let CM speak, says protesting teachers

The union announced that not only massive protests and sloganeering would be held at rally venue in Moga, roads would also be blocked in Jalalabad on the day.

By: Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published:December 7, 2016 3:19 am

The ETT-TET passed unemployed teachers union Tuesday announced that they won’t be letting CM speak at the Moga rally on December 8.

The union announced that not only massive protests and sloganeering would be held at rally venue in Moga, roads would also be blocked in Jalalabad on the day.

Two teachers are continuing their protest atop a water tank in front of the rally venue in Killi Chahlan village of Moga where SAD will be holding a rally on December 8 on SYL canal issue.

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Amarjeet Kamboj, president of the union, said “Teachers will reach the rally in large numbers and start raising slogans when CM Parkash Singh Badal starts his address.”

“ He will not be allowed to complete his speech,” said Kamboj.

Education Minister Daljeet Singh Cheema visited rally venue Tuesday to take stock of preparations but did not interact with the protesting teachers.

Cheema has said 4,800 ETT teachers have been recruited recently of 6,500 posts and those protesting were the ones who ‘failed to secure place in merit list’. ens

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