Maharashtra: Decision on reopening schools will be taken in 4-5 days, says minister

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 02:58 PM IST

Representative Image
 | Unsplash
Representative Image | Unsplash

Maharashtra minister Bachchu Kadu on Tuesday said that a decision on reopening schools will be taken in the next four to five days and a proposal has been sent in this regard.

The minister was speaking to ABP Majha in an interview.

State health minister Rajesh Tope had earlier said that the final decision will be taken by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

Schools have been shut in Maharashtra till February 15 due to the rise in COVID-19 cases across the state."Demands are rising from certain quarters for reopening of schools as children are suffering the education loss. The chief minister will take the final call in this regard," Tope had told reporters.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

Published on: Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 02:44 PM IST