Srinagar, March 11: The educational institutes including government as well as private reopened on Monday following the three-month-long winter vacations. The schools were scheduled to reopen on March 02, but the authorities extended the vacation in view of weather conditions.
However, all the schools reopened today. The students were seen joyous and keen to join their classes again after the winter vacation. The students while talking to KNO said they are eager to meet with their friends after three months of break.
The students wearing new uniforms were seen waiting for their schools vehicles on the roads here. “I feel happy to join my classes again after spending more than two months at home,” a student from Srinagar said.
He said that during the period of three months, he missed his teachers, his classmates, friends and his school. “Now, the reopening of school from today has brought happiness among me,” he said. Government had closed all schools up to 8th standard from December 06 last year while the High and Higher Secondary Schools were closed from December 17.
With reopening of schools upto secondary level, the city witnessed intermittent traffic jam on busy routes particularly Lal Chowk in morning and evening as school buses and cabs plied through these routes.