Schools in Delhi to remain closed for students till 8th standard till 7th July due to heat wave.

The Delhi government on Sunday
ordered an extension of the
summer vacation for the students
till Class 8 by one more week
citing the hot weather conditions
in the national capital. The
schools for up to Classes 8 will
reopen from July 8, while the
higher classes will reopen as per
the earlier schedule on Monday.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and
Education Minister Manish Sisodia
tweeted that the extension order
was applicable to both public and
private schools. “In view of the hot
weather in Delhi, the summer
vacation for students up to Class
8 are being extended till July 8. For
other classes the schools will
reopen as per earlier schedule,”
Sisodia said. The summer
vacations had started on May 12
and were scheduled to end on July

However, due to the rising
temperature in the national capital,
the reopening date has been extended.