Meghalaya: AGHSSASTA to go on hunger strike in front of CM’s residence



The All Garo Hills SSA School Teachers’ Association (AGHSSASTA) have decided to call off their week-long strike in demand of their eight months pending due.

The teachers however have now decided to go for an indefinite hunger strike in front of the house of the Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma in Tura.

The AGHSSASTA have been on strike from March 1 to 5 in the entire Garo Hills.

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“We being teachers are much more concerned for our students and so decided to discontinue the boycott of regular classes from Monday onwards, March 8. We have been compelled to take up stronger democratic agitations due to the reluctance of competent authorities to meet our demands,” said the teachers through a release.

The teachers stated that it had been 4 years since the pending arrears remain unpaid.

(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)