13-day Dasara break at schools, colleges...

Hyderabad: Hyderabad: Schools, including government, aided and private schools, across the State will break for Dasara vacation from October 9 to 21. Directorate of School Education has given 13 days as Dasara vacation, this year. In case of degree colleges, the vacation is from October 9 to 21 and for university colleges, it is from October 13 to 21. .

The vacation for Intermediate junior colleges will also begin on October 9. However, they will have holidays till October 18 and re-open on October 19.

Government Junior Lecturers Association, Telangana, has requested the Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) to extend the Dasara vacation till October 21.

Speaking to Telangana Today, Dr P Madhusudhan Reddy, president, Government Junior Lecturers Association, Telangana, said some people celebrate Dasara on October 19 on the day when the colleges are scheduled to re-open.

“We made a representation to the Board seeking to extend the holidays till October 21 and BIE has responded positively,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Board of Intermediate Education has cautioned all the junior colleges not to hold the academic and coaching classes for the students during the vacation period. Board officials said stern action would be initiated against colleges which conduct classes during the vacation..

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