Academics in Pakistan boycott matriculation exams, demand pay hike

ISLAMABAD: The protesting lecturers of Balochistan on Friday boycotted matriculation exams in favour of their calls for, mentioned the provincial schooling division.

The lecturers beneath the banner of Balochistan Staff and Employees Grand Alliance have been protesting and demanding a pay improve, reported Pakistan Observer.

Numerous college students had been witnessed exterior completely different colleges in Chaman. The scholars saved ready on for his or her paper of Arts, however lecturers didn’t present up, the schooling division spokesperson mentioned.
In the meantime, a partial boycott of the matriculation examination was witnessed in numerous elements of the province, reported Pakistan Observer.

Academics have vowed to proceed their sit-in till their calls for are met.

A spokesman for the Balochistan Staff and Employees Grand Alliance mentioned that the sit-in would proceed until the acceptance of their demand.

In the meantime, in early April, Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan was reduce off from different elements of the nation because of the ongoing demonstrations by authorities staff demanding wage hikes.

Final week, the provincial authorities in Balochistan imposed Part 144 in Quetta district for 2 weeks to ban all public gatherings after a sit-in protest name was given by the Academics’ Affiliation.

Final month, a whole lot of lecturers had held a protest demanding wage hikes in Muzaffarabad metropolis of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Threatening to boycott all authorities duties, together with election work, the lecturers urged the federal government to fulfil their calls for.

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