Jammu, April 13 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, protest demonstrations were held in Jammu region against the anti-people policies of the authorities.
Residents of various localities of Jammu staged a demonstration against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Power Development Department over the installation of smart meters in the city.
The protesters including women shouted high-pitched slogans against the PDD and BJP and took a dig at both saying that they would not allow installation of smart meters.
Meanwhile, local people and students of Government Higher Secondary School at Lander in Udhampur district protested against the shortage of teaching staff in the school where maximum posts of Lecturers and Masters are lying vacant.
This Higher Secondary School is allegedly being run by only three lecturers while 13 posts of Lecturer and Master are lying vacant for a long time. There are around 636 students in the school and maximum of them belong to BPL (below poverty line) category.
The protesters raised slogans demanding adequate teaching staff in the school. They told the media that adequate teaching staff was never provided ever since the school was upgraded as Higher Secondary School.
On the other hand, the residents of Desa in Doda district condemned the Department of School Education for its failure to place adequate teachers at Government Higher Secondary School, Desa. They told the media that just two teachers are at the school located at Manan village for 560 students.