CHANDIGARH, Punjab—Amid ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has decided to keep all the statewide educational institutions closed till June 30. Captain revealed his decision in a meeting held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Ministers of various states via video conference.
In this meeting, Captain also revealed that the state government has decided to defer all the board examinations except for classes V and VIII as the students studying in these classes have been promoted. “Section 144 remains in place, along with prohibition of public service vehicles till May 1,” he added.
It is pertinent to note here that the Punjab government has not issued any notification in this regard and Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has made this revelation for the first time.