They called it a “silent protest” – there were no placards and sloganeering. CHENNAI: Teaching fellows TFs ) in Anna University staged a “silent protest” on the campus on Monday evening reiterating their demands.The university recruited over 250 TFs on a contract basis to handle engineering subjects and humanities at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. TFs earn around Rs 25,000 per month whereas assistant professors are paid Rs 60,000 per month.” We work more than them but are paid less. The TFs are seeking regularisation of their service and re-designation of their posts as assistant professors (on contract).On Monday evening, after completing their day’s work, the teaching fellows gathered near the main gate of the university form 5pm to 8pm to press for their demands.
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