TMC leader gave assurance justice will be delivered: Agitating SSC job aspirants

  • | Friday | 29th July, 2022

Kolkata, Jul 29 (PTI) Protesting School Service Commission (SSC) job aspirants in West Bengal on Friday said their meeting with TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee was "fruitful", and that the senior leader of the ruling party assured justice would be delivered.The protesters have been staging demonstrations for several weeks in Dharamtala area of the metropolis, alleging irregularities in SSC recruitments.Banerjee met them at his office in Camac Street in the presence of Education Minister Bratya Basu and Trinamool Congress state general secretary Kunal Ghosh."The meeting was held in a very cordial atmosphere. Abhishek Banerjee heard us patiently, and has assured that those who featured on the merit list of 2016 SLST would get jobs," said Shahidullah, who led the group of protesters.The next meeting will be held on August 8 at Bikash Bhawan, the headquarters of the state’s Education Department, where the SSC chairman would also be present.The CBI, as directed by the Calcutta High Court, is probing alleged anomalies in recruitment of Group-C and Group-D staff, as well as teachers in government-sponsored and aided schools on the recommendation of the West Bengal School Service Commission.The Enforcement Directorate had recently arrested Partha Chatterjee, who was the education minister when the alleged irregularities took place.Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had on Thursday relieved Chatterjee of his duties as minister in charge of several heavyweight portfolios, including commerce and industry.He was also suspended from the TMC and removed from all party posts. PTI PNT RBT RBT

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