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Winter vacations in Shimla, Kangra sub tehsil schools extended following heavy snowfall

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Winter vacations in schools in Himachal Pradesh's state capital and Multhan sub tehsil of district have been extended by two days following heavy snowfall, district officials said Sunday.

In their orders, the district magistrates said the schools in district and Multhan sub tehsil of district would now reopen on February 13, instead of February 11.

The decision to extend the winter vacations was taken in the interest of safety of the students as several roads are still blocked after heavy snowfall on February 7, the said in an order Saturday, adding that the work of clearing the roads is going on.

Similarly, said in an order Sunday that the decision to extend winter vacations in Multhan sub tehsil schools was taken as roads have been badly damaged due to heavy snowfall and rain in the last few days.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 18:10 IST