ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Teachers Strike The Larger Agenda

after a decade. The previous strike lasted for little over a month over the Mehrotra Committee Report; this time the strike, which began on August 11, is over the Rastogi Committee Report. It is now becoming a pattern: studied indifference and inaction by the government; demands for constitution of a pay revision committee; conservative recommendation of the committee; appeals for modification and revisions by the unions; negotiations; breakdown in negotiations; and, stoppage of work. Conflict appears to be the dominant social mechanism for redefining the terms and conditions of work. Each conflictual context has its own dynamics.

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