Government employees and teachers under the banner Joint Action Council of Tamil Nadu Teachers Organisations – Government Employees Organisations (JACTTO-GEO) staged demonstrations across the central region on Friday urging the State government to implement their various demands.
Government staff and teachers participating in the strike
The demonstrations by the JACTTO-GEO members were held in Tiruchi, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Ariyalur and Perambalur districts. The government employees and teachers demanded the State government withdraw the contributory pension scheme and restore the old pension scheme. They also wanted the State government to implement the VII Pay Commission recommendations and provide 20% interim relief to them.