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Nagaland shuts schools for up to Class 8, board exams to continue

The kindergarten/pre-primary classes in all the schools in the state shall also continue to remain closed, the chief secretary said. Classes may continue through online mode, he said.

By: PTI | Kohima (nagaland) |
April 20, 2021 12:01:52 pm
Nagaland schools to remain closed for Class 1 to 8

The Nagaland government on Monday ordered the closure of all the schools in the state, including the residential ones, for students of classes 1 to 8 with immediate effect. As per an order by Chief Secretary J Alam, the decision was taken in view of the rise in COVID-19 cases.

Schools for classes 6 and above had re-opened on February 8, and classes 1 to 5 on March 22.

The kindergarten/pre-primary classes in all the schools in the state shall also continue to remain closed, the chief secretary said. Classes may continue through online mode, he said.

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However, regular classes for students of standards 9 to 12 will continue, for now, Alam said.

Further, the ongoing HSLC and HSSLC examinations will continue with strict observance of all COVID-19 guidelines, he said.

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