Muzaffarabad, Jan. 13 -- : Hundreds of teachers were on the streets in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) raising slogans against the Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government, which they say has misruled in the region for decades, and demanded an up-gradation in their salaries.

The teachers said that in other government departments the high ranking officials have been receiving a regular hike in their remuneration, but they have been ignored and discriminated against.

An appeal was made recently to convene against the government resonated with a large number of teachers who gathered in Muzaffarabad recently.

However, the police baton-charged them and lobbed teargas shells to disperse them.

The protesters said the government gives a handsom...