Traffic block in Pelawatte due to teachers’ protest

Traffic block in Pelawatte due to teachers’ protest

February 26, 2020   10:52 am

-

A traffic block is reported at Pelawatta Junction on the Borella-Kottawa (174) bus route due to a protest, stated Ada Derana reporter.

The protest has been organized by principals and teacher trade unions.

Teachers and principals went on a sick leave strike and launched trade union action, this morning (26).

The protest is organized over 06 demands including solutions to salary disparities that have been around for many years, stated the Ceylon Teacher Services Union.

Joseph Stalin, General Secretary of Ceylon Teachers Union (CTU), stated that nearly 30 teacher trade unions have joined the protest in support.

The attendance of school children has come down as a result of the strike, according to Ada Derana reporters.

Disclaimer: All the comments will be moderated by the AD editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or slanderous. Please avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment and avoid typing all capitalized comments. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by flagging them(mouse over a comment and click the flag icon on the right side). Do use these forums to voice your opinions and create healthy discourse.

Most Viewed Video Stories