ANSTA to file interlocutory application in Court

ANSTA to file interlocutory application in Court

Kohima, July 5: In view of the suspension of hunger strike called by the All Nagaland Ad-hoc Teachers’ Group (ANATG) 2015 batch demanding regularization of their service and the Government’s inability to file interlocutory application (IA) before the court, the All Nagaland School Teachers’ Association (ANSTA) will be filing the IA on behalf of the 1166 ad-hoc teachers.
Informing this at a press conference this evening, NSF president, Kesosul Christopher Ltu said the decision to this effect was taken today, after a series of meeting between Naga Students’ Federation (NSF), Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF), ANSTA and the ANATG.
He informed that the joint meeting has resolved that since both the Government and ANATG batch of 2015 have expressed their inability to move Interlocutory Application (IA) before the court, the ANSTA shall file it in the court on behalf of 1166 adhoc teachers.
Once the IA is filed, Ltu said the four groups – NSF, ENSF, ANSTA and ANATG would jointly pursue the Interlocutory Application (IA) matter in the court to move it through fast track pace.
ENSF president, Sepili Sangtam said in the interest and welfare of both the students and the teachers, after thorough deliberations it resolved to pursue, support and extend cooperation on the matter on behalf of the 1166 aggrieved teachers before the Government and the court of law to expedite the matter and fulfill the demand of the aggrieved teachers at the earliest possible time.
ANATG spokesperson Bendag Ozukum acknowledged the NSF, ENSF and ANSTA for their intervention on June 30 that led to the suspension of its hunger strike.
He also informed that the ad-hoc teachers have called off its hunger strike till such time that any development crop up and determine by the court once the IA is file by ANSTA on its behalf.
It may be noted that 1166 aggrieved ad-hoc teachers under the banner of ANATG has launched sit-in protest outside the directorate of school education on June 18, and with the negotiations coming to a deadlock, the ad-hoc teachers have resorted to indefinite hunger strike from June 29.
Following this, the NSF, ENSF, ANSTA has intervened and held a meeting with the aggrieved teachers on June 30 last at the agitation site, which was followed by temporary suspension of its hunger strike as appealed by the intervening groups.
(Page News Service)