TAMIL NADU

Post-graduate teachers observe fast

Demand: More than 2500 members of Tamil Nadu Post Graduate Teachers and Higher Secondary Headmasters Federation observing a fast in Thanjavur on Saturday.

Demand: More than 2500 members of Tamil Nadu Post Graduate Teachers and Higher Secondary Headmasters Federation observing a fast in Thanjavur on Saturday.   | Photo Credit: — Photo: M. Srinath

Special Correspondent

THANJAVUR: Members of Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Schools Head Masters and Post-graduate Teachers Federation observed a fast here on Saturday demanding formation of a separate directorate for higher secondary education.

Teachers from Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Perambalur, Ariyalur and Trichy districts participated in the fast.

They also demanded payment of salary on par with college lecturers to post-graduate teachers, promotion for those who have completed 25 years of service, and payment of salary to head masters on par with central government employees.

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