DSEK decides to keep schools open on Gazetted holidays, Sundays

 

Srinagar, May 10: As the prevailing sensitive situation hit badly educational institutions in Kashmir over the past two months, Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) has decided that in case of shut down, the schools would remain open on Gazette holidays as well as Sunday.
Pertinently the institutions have been closed for 32 days since from March this year. The educational institutions were supposed to reopen after winter vacations on March 5, but the government ordered closure of schools and colleges for almost a week, fearing student protests against the killings by government forces.
Sources said that Directorate of School Education Kashmir has decided that in case of shut down, the Schools would remain open on Gazette holidays as well as Sunday.
Sources added that due to the present the present situation school remains closed most of days, now govt have decided to make a change which hits education system in Kashmir.
From last year, government’s move to close schools and colleges is contrary to the stand taken by it during the 2016 unrest triggered by the killing of popular militant commander Burhan Wani on July 8 that year. (PTK)