NOORPUR THAL - Students of Government Girls Colleges of Rangpur Baghoor and Noorpur Thal have demanded the government and the authorities concerned of the Education Department to appoint lecturers and professors for Inter and Degree classes at the colleges immediately.

Talking to media persons here on Sunday, the students and their parents said that many posts in the colleges had been lying vacant for the last five years. They said that posts of lecturers of English, Urdu, Chemistry, Physics, Islamiat and Computer Science had also been vacant for long time. “We want our children to get higher education in our own area but successive government and local political leaders had not been interested to do so,” social worker Nazakat Ali said. He added that due to unavailability of teaching staff and other facilities at the colleges, hundreds of students of Thal had been affected by the lack of teaching staff.

The students that several sanctioned posts of teaching staff had also been lying vacant in the college. Tariq Masood, a resident of Jamali said that the degree colleges of Thal were run with sanctioned posts for the intermediate level which was even not sufficient for the intermediate classes. Social workers Habib Ullah Naroo, Tajamal Hussain Khan, Malik Muhammad Waris Kallu and Malik Aman Ullah Joya deplored that the government and the authorities concerned had been unmoved for the last five years and did not show interest in appointing teaching staff in the colleges of Thal.

PPP BELIEVES IN RECONCILIATION: Pakistan People’s Party District Khushab Senior Vice-President Dr Akhtar Hussain Thaeem said that efforts were being made to eliminate Thana culture politics and promote politics of principle and decency with the support of the masses.

Talking to The Nation here on Sunday, he said that the PPP-led government believed in the politics of reconciliation and it would continue its efforts for the purpose. On the occasion, PPP Noorpur Thal City President Malik Ejaz Hussain Chandram said that the PPP was a symbol of federation and had deep roots among the masses of all provinces. He further said that under a programme of PPP government basic facilities like electricity and roads were being provided to people in far-flung areas of Thal which were politically neglected in the past.