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Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum raises demand for appointment of teachers

The Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum, or the SPYF, once again raised its demand for the expedited appointment of teachers in the state, without which, the forum alleged that the government

The Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum, or the SPYF, once again raised its demand for the expedited appointment of teachers in the state, without which, the forum alleged that the government is compromising the future of the students.

Addressing a press conference at the Journalists Union of Sikkim Office, SPYF leaders Sagar Sharma, Sankar Sharma, Rupen Karki, and Lekhak Sharma today, among various other demands, raised the issue of teacher appointment.

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Speaking to the media, SPYF Leader Shankar Sharma said that ever since the COVID pandemic, as many as 99% of schools are facing a shortage of teachers in the state of Sikkim, which is posing uncertainties for the future of students.

The SPYF leader further alleged that even after interviews were conducted almost 5 months ago, the results had not been declared. They asked the Sikkim government to immediately declare the results of teacher appointments and depute the teachers to the schools that are facing shortages so that classes can function properly.

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First Published: 11th February, 2022 18:08 IST

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