•      Thu Jun 20 2024

Birgunj schools suspend classes for three days due to extreme heat

Birgunj, May 27:  Schools in Birgunj metropolis have been closed for three days. Due to the rise in temperature in the area around Birgunj, the schools are going to be closed for three days from May 29 to 31.

With this decision, both community and private schools will suspend their classes for three days.

Arvindalal Karna, head of Birgunj Metropolitan City Educational Administration Division, said that due to the extreme heat, they decided to close the schools.  He added that they were reported to close the schools for few days from parents, students and teachers. It is said that the decision was taken as heat-wave could significantly impact the students’ and teachers’ health while conducting the classes in schools.

According to the decision of Education Committee of the metropolis on April 29, it was decided to start classes from 6 am because of unfavorable weather (extreme heat) during the day time. The classes were conducted in the morning since May 2.

There are 92 community schools and 138 private schools in the metropolis.