The Ashram school teachers protested at the office of the ITDP project officer cum assistant collector in Jawhar in Palghar, Maharashtra
- Ashram school teachers in Maharashtra`s Palghar distric
- Teachers protested at the office of the ITDP project officer cum assistant collector
- The teachers of classes II to IV shouted slogans
Ashram school teachers in Maharashtra's Palghar district on Thursday protested for their demands, the PTI reported.
The Ashram school teachers protested at the office of the ITDP project officer cum assistant collector in Jawhar in Palghar on Thursday seeking resolution to various demands, according to the PTI.
The teachers of classes II to IV shouted slogans, leading to PO and Assistant Collector Neha Bhosale assuring them that jobs will be given as per eligibility, as per the PTI.
A large number of police personnel were posted at the site to thwart any untoward incident, local official said.
A video of protesters and officials having arguments went viral on social media.
Meanwhile, an office-bearer of the Nashik District Onion Traders Association (NDOTA) said on Wednesday that they were protesting against the Union government's recent move to increase export duty on onions up to 40 per cent, which will remain in force till December 31, the news agency reported.
Taking serious cognisance, the District Sub-registrar, Co-operative Societies, on Wednesday night issued an order directing all APMCs to suspend or cancel the licences of the striking traders and submit the Action Taken Report on September 21.
"In protest against the export duty hike decision, we have decided to shut the auction of onions in all APMCs in the district indefinitely. This (export duty hike) decision of the Centre will not only make export of onions difficult but it will also affect the onions in transit, causing huge loss to farmers," the office-bearer said.
Meanwhile in Nagpur, a group of persons reportedly entered the premises of a police station in Maharashtra's Nagpur with the body of a 27-year-old man who they claimed ended his life due to alleged harassment by his in-laws, officials said on Thursday, reported the PTI.
Shantanu Walde, a transporter and son of a former corporator, had married two years ago but he and wife were witnessing marital issues for some time now, officials said, as per the PTI.
According to the news agency, as per the protesters, Walde had gone to speak to his estranged wife at her place on September 18 but the latter's kin filed a police complaint, after which he was allegedly tortured in custody.
"He ended his life and his kin and friends brought the corpse at Pachpaoli police station on Wednesday afternoon seeking justice since his father-in-law is posted here. We have submitted a report to Jaripatka police as the incident took place there," the official added, according to the PTI.
(with PTI inputs)