DUTA Announces Shutdown;Classes Wont Take Place On 8th & 9th January

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Ad hoc teachers of Delhi University (DU) are sitting on an “indefinite hunger strike” at the North Campus since last week demanding permanent job through a one-time ordinance.More than 4,500 teachers are working on ad hoc basis in the University.

Delhi University Teachers‚Äô Association (DUTA) has called for a ‚Äúuniversity shutdown‚Äù on 8th and 9th January to demand withdrawal of the government‚Äôs circulars which has been called as an ‚Äúattack on university’s autonomy‚Äù.

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“We hold the Vice-Chancellor squarely responsible for the complete administrative paralysis and subversion of the statutory bodies in the university and demands that he should act or go. To express the collective anger of the teaching community to press for the demands the DUTA has called for university shut down on January 8 and 9,” DUTA President Rajib Ray told Tribune India.

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Shivam Malhotra
A social media enthusiast who is in love with this digital world! Wrote the first article for DU Express in May 2016.

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