A minimum of 3,000 academics and non-teaching workers of personal faculties throughout Karnataka hit the streets right this moment to protest, amongst different points, the federal government’s determination to scale back the schooling price.
Those that protested in state capital Bengaluru included drivers, attenders, safety workers and members of faculty managements.
Drone footage confirmed hundreds of individuals strolling in protest on a flyover in Bengaluru.
The protest, organised by the Karnataka Non-public Faculty Administration, Instructing and Non-Instructing Employees Co-ordination Committee, noticed over ten non-public faculties organisations marching from Bengaluru’s major railway station to Freedom Park, a well-liked protest web site.
A majority of personal faculties in Karnataka have declared vacation right this moment after the state authorities’s order asking faculties to cost solely 70 per cent of the schooling charges this tutorial yr. The protesting workers members are demanding that this order on price concession be revoked. They’re additionally demanding the discharge of grants for academics.