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Kargil schools to reopen for classes 6-8 from Sept 1

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Kargil: The district administration in Kargil has ordered reopening of schools for classes 6-8 from Wednesday September 01 over public demand amid an improved COVID-19 situation in the district.

An order to this effect issued by District Magistrate Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve said that there had been various representations demanding opening of the educational institutions in view of the decline in virus cases.

While allowing government as well as private institutions to open from September 01, the DC Kargil has asked the concerned heads of the institutions to ensure that COVID-19 SOPs and guidelines issued by the district administration and Chief Education Officer, Kargil are followed in letter and spirit.

Any violation of the orders shall invite action under Section 188 of IPC, Disaster Management Act 2005 and Epidemic Diseases Act 1897, the DC said.

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