Bhubaneswar: The agitating block grant teachers from western Odisha celebrated Nuakhai on the road at lower PMG here today.
Offering prasad to goddess Maa Samaleswari, the teachers of block grant schools and colleges celebrated the festival on the road with their colleagues.
The ongoing strike of the teachers entered 11th day today. However, they are stick to their decision to continue agitation till fulfilment of their demands.
The teachers have been protesting at lower PMG square demanding abolition of block grant system, equal pay for equal work, salary as per 7th pay commission’s recommendations and government aid to schools.
On Friday, they had worshipped Lord Ganesh at the protest site on the auspicious day of Ganesh Chaturthi.