Education employees hold march in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh Lower Staff Association belonging to Education Department Sindh held a march from Karachi Press Club towards Red Zone area for acceptance of their demands, but police stopped them from proceeding towards Sindh Chief Minister’s House.

The march was led by Central President of Lower Staff Association, Wazir Ahmed Keerio. The protest was also joined by Muhammad Saleh, Baber Ahsaan Jamali, Mashooq Ali Abro, Ibrahim Soomro, Shaukat Ali Jamali and Qadir Zardari. A police contingent armed with water cannon and cops stopped the protesters.

The protesters, carrying placards and banners, were demanding time scale, promotions and other rights from the Sindh government. They also demanded restoration of expelled workers of Sindh education department forthwith.

The employees said that they had been protesting since two years for their rights but Sindh government had adopted lull over their issue.