Members of Tamil Nadu Government College Teachers’ Association staged a dharna in front of eight government colleges in Tiruchi zone on Friday, demanding an enquiry into the functioning of the Director of Collegiate Education. The dharna, according to a press release from A.Gopalakrishnan, zone secretary, the dharna was conducted in Tiruchi, Tiruverumbur, Musiri, Kulithalai, Ariyalur, Pudukottai and Karur. The teachers alleged that the efforts of the Chief Minister to uplift higher education for the cause of the poor would go in vain if the director did not act.

— Special Correspondent

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