Mumbai Classroom Teachers in Maharashtra, India struck last week to demand better pay and working conditions The teachers joined other government employees in a one day strike last Tuesday. A total of 2 million employees were on strike. As is often the case in India, the teachers and other public servants were demanding that pay deals which had been made should be honoured - in this case sixth pay commission recommendations. There were rallies and demonstrations all over the state including in its largest town, Mumbai.The teachers are planning an indefinite strike from December 20th if their demands are not met.