Chandigarh, July 6
Police on Tuesday lobbed teargas shells and used water cannons to disperse schoolteachers as they tried to power their means by means of barricades put up on the Chandigarh-Mohali border in a bid to attain Punjab CM Amarinder Singh’s official residence right here.
Demanding that their providers be regularised, short-term academics have been protesting outdoors the Punjab School Education Board constructing in Mohali for the previous a number of days.
Under the banner of the Temporary Teachers’ Union, that they had deliberate to lay siege to the official residence of the Punjab CM to press for his or her calls for.
When scores of protesting academics, together with ladies, tried to power their means by means of barricades, Chandigarh Police used water cannons and teargas shells to forestall them from heading in direction of the CM’s residence.
The protesting academics claimed that a few of them suffered accidents.
They additionally raised slogans towards the Punjab authorities. — PTI