Educational institutions have been closed down for the last four days and Education department offices for two days in Mamit town by Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), the largest students’ body in Mizoram demanding filling up of the vacant posts of teachers in various schools in Mamit district.
MZP secretary, Mamit, ZD Lalremruata said that the protest will continue as the State Government has not officially agreed to fill up the vacant posts of teachers. “The State Government has only verbally agreed to fill up the vacant posts, but not officially,” said the MZP leader.
The students of government higher secondary schools, Serchhip continued their agitation today.
MPC leader Dr Kenneth Chawngliana regretted that while the report of CAG showed 7,508 excess teachers in the State, there is an agitation due to shortage of teachers in some districts of the State.