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Pb primary school vacations extended due to heat wave

chandigarh Updated: Jul 01, 2012 18:24 IST

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Punjab has extended summer vacations in its primary schools till July 9 in view of the searing heat conditions in the region. However, middle, high and secondary schools will reopen Monday as scheduled.

The direction came from education minister Sikander Singh Maluka, a government spokesperson said here Sunday.

Most places across the state are experiencing heat wave conditions with maximum temperatures hovering around 40-45 degrees Celsius for the past few days.

The monsoon, expected to arrive in Punjab by June 29, has been delayed by nearly a week, according to the Met department.