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J&K govt extends winter vacation in Valley schools

Jammu and Kashmir government has extended winter vacation of school students up to eighth standard in the Valley to March 11 in view of the prevailing cold conditions.

chandigarh Updated: Feb 25, 2012 14:22 IST

Jammu and Kashmir government has extended winter vacation of school students up to eighth standard in the Valley to March 11 in view of the prevailing cold conditions.

"Winter vacation has been extended till March 11 for students of primary and middle schools," an official spokesman said.

The decision to extend the vacation was taken on Friday night in view of the inclement weather and cold wave conditions in the Kashmir Valley, the spokesman said.

The schools which were unexpectedly closed on November 30 last year,15 days ahead of the schedule, were to reopen on March 1 this year after three months of winter break.