J &K govt orders reopening of schools in border areas in Jammu

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Jammu, Oct 3: Jammu and Kashmir government today ordered the reopening of schools in the border areas of Jammu district that were closed following the increasing tension between India and Pakistan post Army's surgical strikes across the Line of Control.

"All the schools in border areas shall open from tomorrow, except those where administration has set up temporary shelter camps for the border migrants," an order issued by the District Magistrate, Jammu, Simrandeep Singh read.

Schools to reopen in border areas in J&K

It said the principals/in-charges of the schools where border residents are camping, should ensure that special classes are held for their children.

Singh said 15 schools in the border areas of Jammu district have been designated as temporary camps for the border migrants.

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Earlier, the administration had ordered an indefinite closure of schools and other educational institutions in the border areas in the wake of the Army's surgical strikes in PoK.


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