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42 education provider teachers booked

As many as 42 teachers recruited as education providers have been booked under various sections following their protest in the grain market here on Sunday. The teachers, who were arrested following their protest during which police used water cannons and force to control them, were released on bail from Kotwali police station on Monday.

punjab Updated: Feb 03, 2014 21:49 IST
HT Correspondent

As many as 42 teachers recruited as education providers have been booked under various sections following their protest in the grain market here on Sunday.


The teachers, who were arrested following their protest during which police used water cannons and force to control them, were released on bail from Kotwali police station on Monday.

These teachers were recruited as education providers under Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan had staged a state-level protest rally demanding regularisation of their jobs. They have been booked under Sections 186 (for obstructing a government servant to do his duty), 353 (use of criminal force to obstruct government official from doing his duty) and 283 (for blocking road) of the IPC.