MSSASA threatens non-cooperation movement against government for non-payment of salaries

'SSA teachers deprived of rights and benefits'

Shillong, Dec 7: The Meghalaya SSA Schools Association (MSSASA) has threatened to launch a non-cooperation movement against the Meghalaya government from December 21 for non-payment of salaries.

The MSSASA said that this ‘Non-Cooperation Movement’ will be for any activities being asked to performed by the government in schools and also other duties engaged and assigned to SSA teachers which are not linked to education till the State Government pay the remaining salary.

“Since the matter has pending for a period of time and keeping in view of the Christmas festival, we are writing once again to request the State government through the Secretary Education to take appropriate actions for release the remaining salary for the month of August, September and October, 2021 on or before 20th December, 2021,” Aristotle C Rymbai, president MSSASA said.

On Tuesday, the MSSASA on Tuesday submitted a reminder letter to the State government through the Secretary Education on the agenda of payment of remaining three months salary.

It may be mention, earlier on November 16, this year a delegation of the association had a meeting with the Secretary Education Ambrose Ch. Marak and discussed the matter to release the remaining three months salary at the earliest possible before Christmas.

The association also said that it will launch a letter campaign addressed to Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui starting from December 22, 2021 to January 14, 2022 to air their grievances and followed by democratic peaceful protest ‘Black Flag Sit – in Demonstration and Candlelight Vigil’ on January 21, 2022.

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