Pooja holidays in Jammu schools from Oct 17

Jammu: All schools in this winter capital of the state will be closed for Pooja holidays from October 17. “The schools will remain closed for pooja holidays on the occasion of Diwali festival from October 17 to 21,” Ravinder Singh, Director School Educa-tion here said. He said that the calendar is almost fixed for holidays falls on account of Diwali. However, all private and government schools will remain closed for this period while action will be initiated against the schools violating an order, he asserted.