SSA teachers to resort to non-cooperation movement from Dec 21
Shillong, Dec 7: The Meghalaya SSA Schools Association (MSSASA) has announced a non-cooperation movement from December 21 against the delay in releasing the three-month pending salaries.
In a statement on Tuesday, the MSSASA president Aristotle C Rymbai said, “We request the state government through the secretary education to take appropriate actions for releasing the remaining 3 months’ salary for August, September and October on or before December 20, failing which, we will be compelled to go for a ‘Non-Cooperation Movement from December 21 in any activities being asked to perform by the govt in schools and also other duties assigned to the SSA teachers which are not linked to education.”
He said the association has also decided to launch a letter campaign against Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and Education Minister starting from December 22 to January 14, next year.
This will be followed by democratic peaceful protests like ‘black flag sit- in demonstration; and candlelight vigil on January 21.
The decision was taken after a delegation of the association had met the Secretary, Education Ambrose Ch Marak on November 16 and discussed the need to release the pending salary for three months before Christmas.