Agitating teachers baton charged in Srinagar

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Srinagar, Aug 20 (ANI): Kashmir's police baton charged college teachers who took out a protest march demanding job confirmation and hike in salary.

Police also used water canons to disperse the agitators and arrested a large number of protesters who where trying to march towards the city's central Lal Chowk.

The administration had imposed prohibitory orders to stop the protest march.

Abdul Rashid Jan, an agitating employee said that the aim of the protest was to press their demand for confirmation of their posts.

"Today all the teachers of Jammu and Kashmir those who are permanent and those who are not are protesting so that the pending demands of the employees are fulfilled and they should be made permanent," said Jan.

Scores of employees were injured in the police action. (ANI)

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