Odisha: School and College Teachers Defer Strike Till November 30
Odisha: School and College Teachers Defer Strike Till November 30 (Representational image/PTI)

Bhubaneswar, October 13: The agitating block grant school and college teachers in Odisha on Saturday deferred their strike till November 30. The Odisha School College Teachers and Employees United Forum made this announcement after holding a discussion with chief secretary A P Padhi.

The state government has assured the forum to look into demands, said Pabitra Mahala, one of the leaders of the forum. He said the strike is temporarily put off till November end. After Cyclone in Odisha, Several Mothers Rush to Name Newborns 'Titli'.

The teachers under the banner of Odisha School and College Teachers and Employees United Forum were on strike since August 16 demanding grant-in-aid as the government schools and colleges teachers, service condition and job regularisation and others. The agitators had also staged dharna at panchayat and block levels besides locking up schools last month to press for their demands.