"We have told the teachers that we are earnestly trying to save their jobs," Chakraborty told reporters. The state government has filed a special petition in the Supreme Court, which is likely to come up for hearing, on December 11, he said.
The state government will stand by the teachers, he said.
"We have full faith on the state government that it would stand by our side to protect our jobs," the spokesperson of the association, Jakir Hossain, said.
Around 50,000 people are in tension as their bread earners are facing livelihood problems, another leader of the association, Uttam Kumar Dey, said.