Interested teachers of Odisha Secondary School demonstrated
Bhubaneswar. Hundreds of aspiring secondary school teachers in Odisha on Thursday demonstrated at the Lower PMG and demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into alleged rampant corruption in the appointment of higher secondary school teachers.
Aspiring teachers, who appeared for the Odisha Secondary School Teacher Eligibility Test (OSSTET), took out a rally demanding justice and raised anti-government slogans. They alleged that though they scored more than 90 per cent in the exam, they were unable to get a job. be deprived of. While many others got jobs through unfair means.
The agitators threatened to continue the agitation till their demands were met. The agitators said that they had to resort to agitation as their demands were ignored. Meanwhile, the police yesterday arrested several activists of the Save Education-Save Odisha campaign led by the All India Chhatra Parishad (AISF).
The activists sat on a dharna in front of the Directorate of Secondary Education Odisha’s office for the second day yesterday, demanding a CBI inquiry into the scam in the secondary teacher recruitment process. AISF Odisha President and Convener of the Save Education Campaign Sanghamitra Jena organized a campaign for Secondary Education and Mass Education. The department was accused of involving a blacklisted company for conducting the Computer Based Test (CBT). He was banned for two years by the Punjab Haryana High Court and blacklisted by ONGC.