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July 9, 2004

Blind Teacher-Trainees Threaten Fast

From: Star of Mysore, India - Jul 9, 2004

Mysore, July 9 (RK&KVV)- Blind teacher-trainees at the Helen Keller Government Training School for the Blind, who have been staging a dharna for the last two days after locking the school demanding better boarding and hostel facilities, continued their dharna today also.

They warned of resorting to fast-unto-death from tomorrow if the Director did not meet them today and solve their problems.

The teachers of the School for the Deaf and Dumb today joined the strike extending their support to the teacher-trainees.

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