Mohali: Four persons, including two women, of the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET)-Pass Unemployed B Ed Teachers Union, climbed atop a water tank on village Sohana at airport road Mohali.
Those who have climbed atop the water tank are Sewak Singhm Kotkapura, Satnam Singh Dasuha, Gurmeet Kaur and Param Nabha. They have petrol in bottles. They climbed atop the water tank Monday afternoon and raised slogans against the state government.
Union leader Rajpal Singh said that there were 22,000 TET-pass unemployed teachers but teachers for only 6,050 posts were to be recruited. They are demanding that the posts should be increased to 20,000, they added.
“We are same on that stage where we were in 2011. The state government failed to fulfil its promises made on November 26, 2016 and December 11, 2016,” He said.They said as per the government figures, 30,000 posts of teachers were lying vacant in the state.
As the protesters climbed atop a water tank and while others staged protest on the road. In the meanwhile police officers rushed to spot to prevent any unwanted situation. They tried to convince the protesters, but failed.