The research scholar’s union and students from the Guru nanak University carried out the protest march from the main entrance of the university against the exploitation and underemployment of teachers in state colleges and universities. Condemning flawed education policies of the successive government, Jatinderveer singh, president, scholar union, said Punjab has just 47 government colleges and cost low in public education as compared with neighboring states of Himachal Pradesh and Haryana, through population proportion for higher education is more in Punjab. From about the past 20years, there is no regular appointment of teacher in government colleges of Punjab. Financially many scholars have to suffer once they complete their doctorate degree as they are hardly employed with handsome salaries after getting fellowships of about Rs 35,000 for five years.
Scholars demanded that government must take an immediate action and send urgent notifications for the recruitment of vacant posts in colleges and universities of Punjab. An allocation of scholars from Guru nanak dev university, Punjab university, Patiala, Chandigarh also played a role in protest before the DPI office at Chandigarh and submitted their demand application.