Authorities close schools in seven J&K districts due to heavy rains

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SRINAGAR — Authorities in Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian, Kupwara, Baramulla, Pulwama and Ramban districts on Wednesday ordered the suspension of class work in schools in the districts.

Official sources told GNS that the decision was taken in view of the heavy rains in the districts.

“In view of very heavy rains in Anantnag district, class work in all primary, middle and high schools of the district shall remain suspended today,” Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Dr Piyush Singla, said.

District Administration Kupwara also announced the decision to suspend class work in primary, middle and high schools across the north Kashmir district as a “precautionary measure” amid incessant rains.

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Chief Education Officer Shopian said that due to prevailing bad weather conditions, classwork up to Class 8th shall remain suspended in all the government and private educational institutions of the district.

“Due to heavy rains in Pulwama district, class work in all primary, middle and high schools (government as well as private) of the district shall remain suspended today,” DC Pulwama, Baseer-Ul-Haq Choudhary said.

District administration Ramban also tweeted, “In view of heavy rains and overflowing of Nallahs at several places across Ramban district, all primary, middle & high schools shall remain closed today. Orders will be issued separately.” A similar order has been issued by district administration Kulgam.

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CEO Baramulla also ordered that class work in all primary, middle and high schools shall remain suspended in view of incessant rainfall in the north Kashmir district.

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