Kashmir

Edu Min orders closure of all Pvt tuition centres in Kashmir valley for 90 days

Altaf Bukhari

‘Decision taken in view of widespread student protests’

Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari ordered the closure of all private tuition centres in Kashmir valley for 90 days in view of the student protests in Kashmir valley.

He made the announcement while chairing a meeting of chief education officers, zonal education officers and principals of higher secondary schools.

“Report should go to the concerned district administration as well. All coaching centres will remain closed for next 90 days,” the minister said.

He also directed the director school education Kashmir to submit list of teachers, masters and lecturers who are working in private coaching centres.

The decision has been taken in view of widespread student protests over the horrific gangrape-and-murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua.

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