Delhi Rain: Schools will remain closed in Delhi on Monday, announcement of CM Arvind Kejriwal amid heavy rain

New Delhi. Delhi Rain News: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the closure of all schools on Monday in view of the safety of school children in the heavy rains in Delhi. All classes in schools will remain closed on Monday but teachers have not been given leave and they will have to attend school.

Kejriwal tweeted that in view of the torrential rains in Delhi for the last two days and keeping in view the warnings of the Meteorological Department, all schools in Delhi are being closed for a day tomorrow.

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Earlier, Education Minister Atishi directed the Directorate of Education to conduct physical inspection of all its schools in view of the safety of school children. The Education Minister said that the incessant rains in Delhi for the last few days have created an unprecedented situation.

Delhi has received as much rain for the first time in the last 40 years. In such a situation, physical inspection of all the schools of Delhi Government is being done keeping in view the safety of the school children.

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In his instructions to the department, he said that during the last few days, the city has been receiving continuous heavy rains. In such a situation, all Regional Director of Education, Deputy Director of Education, District-Zone, Principal and Vice-Principal should physically inspect all government schools under them from today itself and ensure that there is no such deficiency in the school before the school opens. Remains which in any way pose a threat to the safety of school children. If any deficiency or problem is found during the inspection, it should be removed immediately.

Due to torrential rains in the capital, there is water-logging and traffic jams in many areas, while life in some areas is completely disrupted. Agencies Edited By : Sudhir Sharma

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