Schools In Odisha To Remain Closed Over Bharat Bandh Call
The Odisha government announced that the all the schools in the state will remain closed on Monday in view of the Bharat Bandh call given by the Congress over the rising fuel prices.
School and Mass Education secretary PK Mohapatra told that sources that the schools have been closed as a precautionary measure.
Meanwhile, the government directed all officials to attend office by 9.30 am on Monday.
Home department special secretary Santosh Bala in a letter to the district collectors said, “You are requested to take all preventive measures to maintain law and order and to ensure maintenance of essential services in the districts.”
The Congress has given a nationwide shutdown call on September 10 protesting the rise in fuel prices.
The Odisha unit of the Congress on held a preparatory meeting on the shutdown in the state on Saturday.