West Bengal: After CM reaches out, SSC candidates withdraw strike
- | Friday | 29th March, 2019
The agitating SSC candidates were allegedly not recruited as teachers in classes 9 to 12 despite having the required qualifications. Our next move will depend on the government’s action in the month of June,” said one of the representatives of the SSC candidates. The School Service Commission (SSC) candidates withdrew their relay hunger strike on Thursday evening, a day after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met them at Dharmatala. She had also asked Education Minister Partha Chatterjee to include SSC candidates’ representatives in the expert committee, which earlier consisted officials from the Commission only. AdvertisingThe protesters took the decision following a meeting held by an expert committee — comprising officials from the Commission and five representatives of the SSC candidates — at Bikash Bhawan on Thursday.
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