The Lanka Teacher Services Union states that a chain of meetings which infringe upon the circular issued by the department of education are currently underway in the North Central province.
According to Treasurer of the Union, Nishantha Deshapriya a recent report has brought to light the occurrence of such meetings within school hours which is said to be convened within at least 4 schools per day.
According to the education circular dated 11th march 1994, all functions within schools have been suspended.
In the event of such a function the consent of the Zonal Education Director should be obtained.
The Chairman of the LTSU states that these meetings are being convened in view of the upcoming local government polls.