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Don’t open schools for 2 more months: Siddaramaiah



Former CM and Leader of the Opposition in the Karnataka Assembly Siddaramaiah on Thursday said it was not appropriate to reopen schools for two more months, given the  rate at which Covid-19 is spreading in the state.

He advised the CM  as well as Primary and Secondary Education Minister Suresh Kumar not to take any hasty decision in this regard.


Siddaramaiah tweeted: “As the corona infection is spreading in the state beyond limits, it is not appropriate to open schools for at least two more months. Chief Minister and Suresh Kumar should not make any hasty decision.”

Referring to Suresh Kumar’s proposal to reopen schools in July, he said the Chief Minister should take note of the concerns of parents.

He also tweeted: “There are reports about students getting infected after reopening of schools in Britain, France and Italy. It is appropriate to think about reopening schools on analysing the situation after two months.”

Emid worries and concerns eExpressed by parents across the state, the Education Minister on Wednesday had assured that the government would not take any hasty decisions regarding reopening of schools.


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