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Teacher trade unions unite against transfer scheme

Three of the most prominent teacher trade unions, the Ceylon Tamil Teachers Association, Ceylon Democratic Teachers Union and Ceylon Islamic Teachers Association, came together against the proposed transfer scheme in the East, reported Tamilnet.

In a letter to the Eastern Provincial Minister of Education, Wimalaweera Dissanayake, the trade unions protested that they had not been consulted on the transfers made till now, and ultimately the transfer scheme would violate their 'fundamental rights', as well being set up on a racial basis.

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