Many areas of North India including Delhi (Delhi Cold Weather) are currently in the grip of severe cold. People are shivering from the cold. Today in Delhi, the minimum temperature of many areas has been recorded up to 4 degrees. The mercury has gone in the minus on the mountains. Most of the children going to school are suffering in this.
Different states have also made different announcements for school children. Somewhere the time has been changed and somewhere winter holidays have been declared. See, which state has issued what instructions for schools regarding winter.
As per the instructions of the Delhi Government, winter vacations have been declared in the schools of Delhi from January 1 to January 12. However, these holidays are only for children from classes 1 to 8. Students from 9th to 12th have to go to school.
In view of the winter in different districts of Uttar Pradesh, different decisions have been taken. Schools in Ghaziabad will open from 10 am. All schools, madrassas and council schools in the district will come under this order.
In Punjab too, holidays have been declared in all the schools in view of the winter. Schools will remain closed from January 3 to January 13, but the holidays for schools in central and southern Punjab are from December 23 to January 6.
School holidays have been declared for 15 days in Haryana. Schools will remain closed here from January 1 to 15. The government also had the option of changing the timings of the schools, but in view of the winter, the government decided to keep the schools closed.
In Bihar too, people are facing a lot of trouble due to cold and fog. In view of this, the government has decided to keep the school closed till 31 December. According to the Meteorological Department, there will be fog in Bihar for the next few days.
Winter vacations have started in the schools of Rajasthan from 25th December itself and it will continue till 5th January. 12 days holidays are given here. The government has reduced the summer vacations here and increased the winter ones.