In West Bengal, all schools run by the state government will be closed tomorrow, that is, from April 20 until further notice. Summer vacations have been announced in public schools due to the increase in COVID-19 cases. In this regard, news agency ANI shared the information by tweeting from its official Twitter account.
ANI wrote in a tweet that Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said that all schools run by the state government will be closed from tomorrow until further notice. # Early summer vacations have been announced amid an increase in COVID-19 cases. According to media reports, the West Bengal state government has issued an order to close schools from April 20. Meanwhile, the state government has also announced summer vacations for public schools.
Explain that due to the coronavirus pandemic crisis, all classes in Bengal have been suspended as of March 16, 2020. Meanwhile, online lessons continued. Meanwhile, schools reopened on February 12, 2021, after a gap of about 11 months. However, schools have only reopened for students in grades nine through twelve. This decision was made by the state government keeping in mind upcoming board examinations.
According to media reports, shortly after CBSE canceled grade 10 students and postponed class 12 exams, the West Bengal state government said appropriate decision would be taken given the surge in coronavirus cases. However, the council has not yet taken any decision regarding canceling or postponing the exams.
It should be noted that the Secondary Examination (Class 10) of the Council of West Bengal will take place from June 1 to June 10, 2021. Meanwhile, the Senior Secondary Examination, i.e. 11th and 12th, will start from June 15 and end on July 2, 2021. The 12th semester exam will be held from June 15th to June 30th and the semester 11 exam will be held from June 15th to July 2nd.