The Telangana government has decided to extend the Sankranthi holidays till January 30 to all educational institutions. They were supposed re-open from Monday, January 17.
The decision was taken in view of rising Corona cases across the state. The Health Department advised the state government to extend the holidays to schools and colleges as a precautionary measure and to contain the spread of Coronavirus cases.
Following the decision of chief minister Mr K Chandrasekhar Rao, the chief secretary Mr Somesh Kumar issued the orders to this effect.
Meanwhile, the chief minister has decided to hold the cabinet meeting on Monday to discuss the situation in the state among other issues. It is likely to decide on whether to impose lockdown or night curfew in Telangana state.
By Gollapudi Srinivasa Rao