Govt announces winter vacation for schools


SRINAGAR: Government today announced winter vacations for schools in Kashmir division and other areas falling under winter zone in the State.

Winter vacations for classes up to 8th standard will begin from December 17 while for classes 9th to 12th, it will begin from December 24, an order issued by the Education Department said.

The schools are scheduled to reopen on March 1, 2017.

The schools in Kashmir valley have remained mostly shut since July this year due to unrest triggered by killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces

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