Staff Correspondent: Teachers of Ebtedai madrasas, the primary level educational institutions under madrasa board, continued their fast-unto-death programme for second day on Wednesday as they did not get any response from the government.
The teachers began their programme in front of the National Press Club on Tuesday. They also observed a sit-in programme for eight days.
Qazi Ruhul Amin Chowdhury, president of Bangladesh Swatantra Ebtedai Madrasa Shikkhak Samity, said, “There are 11, 519 Ebtedai Madrasas across the country where more than 50 thousand teachers are engaged in teaching. But we do not get any penny for this.”
“We started fast-unto-death programme from 11:00am on Tuesday as we did not get any assurance. We will continue our programme until our demands are met,” he added.
risingbd/Dhaka/Jan 10, 2018/Nasir/Mukul