NOORPUR THAL - On the call of the Punjab SES Teacher Association, Khushab District Teachers Joint Action Committee took out a protest rally in favour of their demands here the other day.

The protesting teachers, carrying placards and banners in their hands, raised slogans against the provincial government, officials of Education Directorates and the district governments for their failure to address the longstanding grievances of teachers.

On the occasion, teacher community leaders Malik Muhammad Waris Kallu, Malik Sahib Khan Jasra, Malik Aman Ullah Joya and others said in the situation of high prices of essential commodities and utility bills teachers were forced to starvation.

They said that bureaucracy was exploiting the teachers and they were unable to take their rights. They demanded the government to revise their pay scale and increase house rent and medical allowance.