PATNA: In view of the cold wave and drop in temperature, the holiday has been extended till January 14 for the students of classes Nursery to 10th in many districts including Patna.
Patna’s temperature has reached 7.2 degrees. According to the order, the Patna District Magistrate has issued instructions to keep schools closed till January 14 for children up to 10th standard. Earlier, there was an order to keep schools up to class VIII closed till January 7.
In the rest of the district also, the process of issuing orders regarding extension of holidays is going on. The lowest temperature on Saturday was 4.6 degrees in Gaya. While it is 8 degrees in Motihari. The same has been recorded at 7.5 degrees in Bhagalpur, 7.3 degrees in Begusarai, 5.9 degrees in Banka, 5.5 degrees in Nawada. The average temperature in the state is around this.
Most of the districts have been ordered to keep the schools closed till 10-11. In Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Begusarai, orders have been issued to keep schools closed till January 11, Saharsa, Araria, Katihar and Saran till January 10.
Amidst the effects of cold, fog and cold wave in the capital Delhi, the Delhi government has decided to close all government schools till January 15. However, there has been a demand to extend the holidays in Delhi’s private schools till January 15. CTI Chairman Brijesh Goyal has written a letter to Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia in this regard.
Schools have been closed in many districts of Uttar Pradesh in view of the cold. School holidays have been declared in Mainpuri till January 14. All schools have been ordered to be closed from January 4 to January 7 in the state capital Lucknow.