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Delhi air pollution: Schools in Gurugram closed on Friday, Saturday

"Due to smog, pollution and toxic air in Delhi and NCR we have decided to close all private and government schools on Friday and Saturday," District Magistrate said.

By: PTI | Gurgaon |
Updated: November 10, 2017 6:23:25 pm
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The Gurugram district administration on Thursday directed that government and private school would be closed on Friday and on Saturday in view of deteriorating air pollution conditions. “Due to smog, pollution and toxic air in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), including Gurugram, we have decided to close all private and government schools on Friday and Saturday,” District Magistrate Vinay Pratap Singh said.

“Smog can be dangerous for minor children and students. We have suggested residents to wear the best quality mask to combat air pollution,” he said.

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