The contractual lecturers hired by Higher Education Department (HED) for colleges in Kashmir division are without wages from last eight months.
In a handout issued here, the college contractuals said theyserving higher education department from last 20 years.
"Despite serving the department for so many years, weare deprived of our monthly wages," a college contractual said.
The lecturers appealed Lt Governor and Secretary highereducation department Talat Parvaiz fortheir personal intervention in the matter and and get their salary released.
"Our grievances should be resolved on priority basis aswe are the only bread earners of our families," he said. The lecturerssaid of their wages were not released they will hit streets to press for theirdemands.
"And the initiative will have bad consequences on oirlives due to COVID19," the lecturer said.