Jamshedpur, June 19: Schools in Jamshedpur and whole of Jharkhand will remain shut on Monday in view of the bandh called over the Agnipath recruitment scheme, officials said.
Jamshedpur DC Vijaya Jadhav issued notification in this regard on Sunday evening. According to the notification all government and private schools in Jamshedpur and East Singhbhum district will remain shut on Monday, June 19.
The ongoing examinations of classes 9 and 11 have also been postponed, they said. “In view of the bandh called by certain organisations, it has been decided that all government, as well as private schools, will remain closed on Monday,” School Education and Literacy Department secretary Rajesh Kumar Sharma told reporters on Sunday.
“We do not want school students, especially those who travel by bus, to face any trouble. We have seen in Bihar that students were forced to get down from a bus as it was
set ablaze,” he added. Fresh dates for the postponed exams will soon be announced, he said.