Delhi University

Delhi University teachers continue strike; students await results

January 31, 2020

Delhi University teachers, who are on a strike for the 58th consecutive day, has resulted in the delay of the announcement of the semester examination results. The teachers, who have boycotted the evaluation process have demanded the absorption and promotion of Adhoc teachers along with other demands.

Isha Agarwal, a second-year student of B.A. Economics of Maitreyi college said, “We have been waiting for results for over a month now. Last year the results were out in the first week of January, but now even as January is about to end, we are not sure when the results will come.”

Meanwhile, the teachers have decided to form a roster system for 24 hours a week sit-in protest outside the DU Vice Chancellor’s office in North Campus. Sharing pictures of their sit-in protest, Rajesh Jha, a DU professor said, “Tyagi Administration is sleeping over the clauses for the promotions as have been mentioned in the December 5 letter. The DUTA has prepared a roster for the college staff associations for this dharna. We are committed to intensifying our struggle for the absorption and promotion of those who have the Adhoc experience.”

Under the roster system, teachers of three different colleges will be taking responsibility to sit on protest for a day. Kick-starting the roster system, the teachers from the Miranda college, Motilal Nehru college (day and evening) spent Wednesday outside the VC’s office in tents to register their protest.

Source: IANS

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