Dhaka, 27 Dec, Abnews: The government will begin talks with primary school teachers over the pay scale issue this week.
Earlier, assistant teachers of primary schools undertook fast-unto-death demanding their salary scale to be raised just next to the headmasters' of school.
A combined platform of over 1,000 assistant teachers from several organizations, began the strike at Central Shaheed Minar on Saturday.
The leaders of the alliance urged the government to upgrade the salary scale of the assistant teachers to 11th grade from the 14th that would see the basic salary enhancement from Tk. 9,500 to Tk 12,500.
At least 60 protesters were admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital after falling ill over the three days of protest.