LU teachers to protest all week with black bands to meet DyCM

Following on its earlier call, Lucknow Univer- sity Teachers’ Association will stage a protest against LU authorities for issuing a show- v-cause notice to dean of arts Prof Shashi Shukla.

The notice was issued to the professor for not turning up at a selection committee meeting. On Thursday, LUTA had given 24 hours to the authorities

Two phases In the first phase, which will begin from Monday, tea chers will observe Teacher Harassment Day, Tuesday will be University Act Defen- ce Day’ and Wednesday “Save Lucknow University Day’. All teachers will take classes with a black band on their arm on all these days.

will march from the university to the residence of deputy chi ef minister Dinesh Sharma and submit a memorandum. On Saturday teachers will march till Raj Bhavan.

“We will not tolerate this injustice. If any teacher talks about the university Act or statute, will they be served show cause notice? The dean arts had only questioned if the university Act was being followed.” said LUTA general secretary Prof Vineet Verma.

In the second phase, LU TA and Lucknow University Associated College Teachers’ Association will jointly pro- ties to revoke the notice. As test and stage a dharna at He added, “If the notice is the notice was not revoked. LU’s Saraswati Vatika on not taken back by Saturday 1.

Report: TIO

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