School, college teachers call off strike

Bhubaneswar: The agitating school and college teachers and employees today postponed their agitation to June 30 after a meeting with Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today.
A delegation of the All Odisha School-College Teachers' and Employees' United Forum today met Chief Secretary at the State Secretariat following which the forum announced withdrawal of the ongoing strike.
After the meeting forum convenor Prakash Mohanty said that they will resume the agitation if the Government fails to fulfil the demands at during the period.
With the withdrawal of the agitation, now the scrutiny of the Plus II answer sheets will be streamlined.
The forum is a protesting against a State Government rule that makes it mandatory for teachers and employees to submit an affidavit before the Government declaring that they would withdraw all court cases against the Government and not move court against the Government in the future if they wish to avail themselves of grant-in-aid (GIA) facilities. 

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