Ferozepur December 4, 2018: Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers Union as per Centre Committee PCCTU programme, the college teachers of district Ferozepur staged a protest with candle march, led by Prof R S Randhawa to register their protest over the long pending demands. The protest march started from Ferozepur Cantt culminated at the residence of Parminder Singh Pinky, local MLA by presenting the memorandum.
Divulging with the details, Prof Gurtej Singh said, the main demands of the Union are – regular release of 25 per cent of grant, implementation of 7th Pay Commission Report, introduction of pension and gratuity scheme, regular appointments against the contractual engagements, relaxation in the time limits of refresher courts etc and the Punjab government has adopted the dilly-dallying attitude. The PCCTU has organized such protest candle march in all the districts in the state and all the local colleges – RSD, Guru Nanak, DAV and Dev Samaj - participated in this protest march.
Present among others on this occasion were Prof. Ashok Gupta, Prof Rajesh Aggarwal, Prof Sanjna Aggarwal, Prof Anil Dhiman, Prof Gurinder Singh, Prof Neeraj, Prof Aradhana, Prof Balvin, Prof Meenakshi, Prof Inderjit Singh, Prof Balinder Singh Prof Rajni Khunger, Prof Asha Passi, Prof Anita Dhawan, and Prof Suresh Chohal.