THE HIMALAYAN BEACON DARJEELING NEWS BUREAU
DARJEELING, 6 JANUARY 2018: The Central Committees of Hill Secondary Teachers’ Organisation (HSTO) affiliated with Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) was formed today with Prabhasker Blone as its Chief Convener. In a meeting held at the Headquarters of the GNLF in Darjeeling a 17 member Central Committee was formed. Addressing the media Blone said that the Central Committee of the Primary Teachers’ Organisation (PTO) was also formed. PTO is also affiliated with the GNLF. Sudesh Rai from Rangli Rangliot has been made the Chief Convener of the Central Committee of the PTO.
Blone said that both the Central Committees of HSTO and PTO were in fact ad hoc committee and in the last week of February 2018 permanent central committees will be formed of both HSTO and PTO. Blone said that both HSTO and PTO were devoted to Education and its furtherance in the hills. He added that HSTO and PTO will formulate policies and strategies towards education which will be incorporated by the party (GNLF) as a whole.