On Teachers Day, that coincide with the birth anniversary of Father of Free education C W W Kannangara, that falls today, with people continue to give teachers and principals respect due to good work attitude to these noble professionals. Yet, it is mared by worst decision ever was taken 24 years ago by then government against such a classic community.
Whereas, this situation is the result of the rulers who have alternately ruled the country allocating excess funds for unnecessarily brutal war. The bitter truth is that the whole country today is reaping the negative benefits of the escalation of the people’s brutal war, when funding for popular sectors such as education and health failed.
With subsequent failure of governments to address this issue noble professionals have been trapped in the streets to get their problem resolved with the state!