Govt orders closure of all coaching centres in Kashmir for 3 months

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Srinagar: Government on Sunday ordered closure of all private tuition centres in Kashmir valley for three months.
The decision has been taken in view of widespread student protests over the horrific gangrape-and-murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua.
Minister for Education, Altaf Bukhari made the announcement after chairing a meeting of chief education officers, zonal education officers and principals of higher secondary schools.
The minister also asked the director school education Kashmir to submit list of teachers, masters and lecturers who are working in private coaching centres.