Chandigarh : Teachers of private colleges in Punjab and Chandigarh went on a three-day strike Tuesday to protest the state government’s failure to accept their demands like pension and gratuity scheme .
The teachers have been joined in by college managements and other non-teaching staff.
December examinations of nearly 170 private colleges, involving thousands of students have been cancelled due to the strike.
The exams slated for Dec 13, 14 and 15 have been postponed by college authorities till the agitation continues.
Earlier this month, the teachers had gone on cease work and sit-in strike besides taking mass casual leave.