Primary teachers stage demo for wage grade
Teachers of government primary schools on Thursday formed a human chain in Gafargaon upazila of Mymensingh protesting wage disparity of assistant teachers.
The agitators in the programme demanded wages under grade 10 for headmasters while grade 11 for assistant teachers.
Bangladesh Primary Teachers Association (BPTA) arranged the programme held in front of Upazila Parishad in the afternoon.
BPTA Gafargaon Unit President Aminul Islam, vice presidents Nilima Islam, Mosaidul Haque Manik, general secretary Jahangir Alam Selim and senior joint secretary Tamanna Sultana Happy, among others, were present in the programme.