Authorities in Srinagar and Anantnag announced suspension of class work in Colleges and Higher Secondary Schools for yet another day.
Fearing student protests in the city areas, the Srinagar district administration ordered extension in the suspension of class work in all Degree Colleges and Higher Secondary Schools (HSS) on Saturday) in the jurisdiction of Srinagar city.
Reports said that for the past 34 days, the district administration has shut schools and colleges for more than two weeks.
A number of Degree Colleges and HSS’s have protested in the past few weeks against forces’ highhandedness in educational institutions across Kashmir, particularly Pulwama.
“Teaching activity will remain suspended in Degree colleges and Higher Secondary Schools of district Srinagar on June 3,” Srinagar district administration officials said.
Sources said that in the backdrop of recent militant killings in southern and northern parts of Kashmir particularly, the killing of Sabzar Bhat in Tral on Saturday, government fears students’ might again hit roads and protest the killings. “Therefore the educational institutions have been shut.”
Meanwhile, according to the District Magistrate Anantnag, teaching work in all the Degree Colleges and Higher Secondary Schools of the district shall remain suspended tomorrow (June 03) as a precautionary measure.