RAIPUR: Deprived of salary for seven months, a government school teacher lost her ailing husband as she failed to provide him proper treatment in Balrampur district. While she temporarily managed few medicines buying them on credit, she couldn’t get help from her colleagues either as they too were facing crisis without salary.
Hundreds of government teachers (shikshakarmi) have been complaining about not getting salary in time which extends till seven to eight months, while they claim that their salaries are allotted turn by turn as per the districts.
According to information, the government school teacher Lilly Grace Minj hailing from Ramchandrapur of Balrampur district lost her husband who was ailing with a heart disease after she couldn’t provide him proper treatment in scarcity of money.
Lilly told media persons that she had to convince medical store owners to provide her medicines on credit and she used to manage temporarily. She said that if she had the money she would have taken her husband to other cities for better treatment, but it was already a struggle to provide him treatment at Balrampur itself. Continue reading