Cold Wave Grips North India

NEW DELHI

As the cold wave grips North India and with temperature taking a dip, all schools in Lucknow have been instructed to stay closed. All schools in Ghaziabad are also to remain close till January 12. The temperature dipped after snowfall in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Several other districts in Western Uttar Pradesh have also declared holiday in schools to spare children from the freezing cold.

Other districts were schools have been closed due to the cold wave are Shamli, Saharanpur, Bijnaur.

On the other hand, the district administration for Gautam Buddha Nagar has refused any possibility of schools remaining closed and has cited the reason of curriculum not being complete.

The officials from Basic Education Board, Uttar Pradesh have also instructed schools to start classes at 10: 00 am.