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Summer Vacation in Bengal Schools to Start from April 20 in View of Rising Covid-19 Cases

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Last Updated: April 19, 2021, 14:37 IST

Kolkata

Maharashtra Scholarship Test 2021 postponed (File Photo/Representational)

Maharashtra Scholarship Test 2021 postponed (File Photo/Representational)

The summer break usually starts from the first week of May. The decision comes amid reports of many teachers in schools testing positive in the past two months.

The West Bengal government on Monday said summer vacation in schools will begin from as early as Tuesday in view of rising Covid-19 cases in the state. The summer break usually starts from the first week of May.

Classes for 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th standard had resumed from mid-February (in state-aided and state-run schools). But, due to the present Covid-19 situation, we are forced to prepone the summer vacation. The education department will issue necessary notifications on Tuesday.

The decision comes amid reports of many teachers in schools testing positive in the past two months.

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first published:April 19, 2021, 14:37 IST
last updated:April 19, 2021, 14:37 IST
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