Primary teachers staged hunger strike

Staff Correspondent-   Bangladesh Primary Teachers’ Association has staged a mass hunger strike at the Centaral shaheed Minar on Tuesday morning.   President of the association Abul Bashar said, “We are demanding the dignity of the nation builders. We have demanded to upgrade the pay scale and status of the teachers.”   “If you don’t’ evaluate the teachers who are building the nation from the very root, how could you expect a bright future for all in the future?”, he asked the government.   Speakers at the hunger strike criticized the government for not paying heed to their demands.   They also declare to continue their movements until their demands are met.

Source: BD Chronicle