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Tripura 10323 ad-hoc teachers to move beyond political identities to 'save families'
TIWN Oct 28, 2018
Tripura 10323 ad-hoc teachers to move beyond political identities to 'save families'
PHOTO : 10323 teachers held a meeting at Hari Ganga Girls High School. TIWN Pic Oct 28

AGARTALA, Oct 28 (TIWN): 10323 ad-hoc teachers of Tripura held a meeting at Hari Ganga Girls High School on Sunday aimed to take decision how to save own families regardless political identities and beliefs which vary from of person to person.

The teachers case's next hearing is on November 1st. Uncertainty of the teachers which gripped them since 2014 since High Court terminated them due to irregularities in appointments is still continuing after long journeys till Supreme Court. However, the teachers according to the last development had lost their jobs already on December 31st, 2018 but now continuing on "ad hoc" basis. 

BACKGROUND : A division bench of the high court, comprising Chief Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Swapan Chandra Das, had passed then order May 7, 2014 terminating the jobs of 10,323 school teachers after Dec 31, citing irregularities in recruitment and SC has upheld High Court's 2014 verdict.

On March 29, 2017, the Supreme Court also held High Court's order and terminated the teachers. Supreme Court in a humanaitarian gesture to 10323 teachers mentioned that the teachers will continue their jobs till 2017, 31st Dec.

Later with the request of Tripura Govt, the Supreme Court added 6 months of ad hoc basis jobs for the teachers which was to be ended on June 30, 2018.

After Biplab Deb led new Govt came in power it appealed the Supreme Court for the extension of two years more in the ad hoc. Next hearing on that is on November 1st. 

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