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Teachers in Balochistan boycott matriculation exams, demand pay hike

ANI |  Updated:  Apr 11, 2021 13:24 IST Islamabad [Pakistan], April 11 (ANI): The  protesting teachers  of  Balochistan  on Friday boycotted  matriculation exams  in favour of their demands, said the provincial education department. The teachers under the banner of  Balochistan  Employees and Workers Grand Alliance have been protesting and demanding a pay increase, reported Pakistan Observer. A large number of students were witnessed outside different schools in Chaman. The students kept waiting on for their paper of Arts, but teachers did not show up, the education department spokesperson said. Meanwhile, a partial boycott of the matriculation examination was witnessed in various parts of the province, reported Pakistan Observer. Teachers have vowed to continue their sit-in until their demands are met. A spokesman for the  Balochistan  Employees and Workers Grand Alliance said that the sit-in would continue till the acceptance of their demand. Meanwhile, in early April, Pakistan's