Fact Check: Will Schools remain shut till the end of December?


Team Udayavani, Aug 13, 2020, 8:22 PM IST

A news agency recently reported that the central government has decided to not reopen schools until December. The news report created chaos among the parents and students

However, the government clarified that it is a fake news, adding that it has not made any such decision

Taking to Twitter, PIB fact check tweeted, “ A news agency has reported that the Central Government has decided to not re-open schools until December. #PIBFactCheck: Government has not made any such decision. #FakeNews”


Schools and colleges in India are shut amid the coronavirus pandemic. Sources claim that the government is looking at the possibility of starting classes for senior students from September end or October. However, nothing has been finalised yet.

 

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