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Tripura: All classes from pre-primary to class 7 suspended amid Covid scare

As the number of Covid-19 infections is rapidly increasing in the state, Tripura’s Education Department has decided to suspend all classes from pre-primary to class seven and close down all

As the number of Covid-19 infections is rapidly increasing in the state, Tripura’s Education Department has decided to suspend all classes from pre-primary to class seven and close down all hostels for students, however, classes for students from eight to 12 shall continue and with 50 percent students attending classes on alternate days with the consent of parents. This was declared by Tripura’s Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath yesterday.

Addressing the media, Nath informed this following the decisions taken during a meeting of the state’s education and Health Department.

The new circular shall be in force from January 17 and continue till January 30.

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Nath informed that the classes from the eighth standard are kept open so that students can also avail the vaccination drive going on for students of this age group.

He added that in the case of higher education, already declared examination of university and college students shall continue but by strictly maintaining Covid appropriate behaviour and guidelines and that students appearing for the examinations might be divided into two shifts if necessary.

The Education Minister also said that the government shall resume classes up to the seventh standard in the department’s cable channel ‘Bande Tripura’ and if the schools want they may also emphasise virtual classes where it is feasible.

Moreover, the Education Department shall also resume its programme of ‘Ektu Khelo, Ektu Poro’ which it ran during the first two-phase of Covid.

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First Published: 16th January, 2022 10:41 IST

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