Reopening of schools a relief in rural areas, feel teachers in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra governmentsdecision to allow reopening of schools for classes 5 to 8 fromJanuary 27 onward has been largely welcomed by parents andschools, saying it will prove to be a huge relief for studentsin rural areas though some parents have expressedreservations.

Majority of teachers and parents in Latur district inMarathwada region of the state have expressed happiness overthe governments decision.

“This step of reopening schools (for classes 5 to 8)will remove imaginary fear,” Principal Col. S A Vardan Raja,Narayanlal Lahoti English School, told


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