The terminated teachers’ from three organizations will meet the chief minister on Saturday Credit: EastMojo Image

Agartala: Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb is likely to meet with the delegation of the terminated 10,323 teachers to discuss their demands at the Civil Secretariat at 6 pm on October 3.

The chief minister’s office (CMO) informed the members of the organisation on Wednesday.

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On September 23, education minister Ratan Lal Nath had assured the terminated teachers a meeting with the chief minister within seven days.

The three organisations formed by the terminated teachers’ had called for Secretariat march on September 23, protesting against the government decision to recruit through open advertisement or out-sourcing.

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The cabinet on September 22 approved an alternative employment plan for 9,698 teachers including 764 post-graduate teachers, 4,380 graduate teachers and 4,542 under-graduate teachers.

The state government announced that they would be recruited into group-C and group-D vacancies of various departments through open advertisement or out-sourcing. The teachers are against this proposal.

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Speaking with reporters, Dalia Das, one of the terminated teachers said that the time of the meeting with the chief minister has been fixed on October 3. She also said the terminated teachers are helpless and only the chief minister can solve their problems.

“We hope that the meeting with the chief minister will get some concrete solution and ahead of the Durga Puja festival he will bring a smile on our faces”, Das said.

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