All Schools, Colleges In Uttar Pradesh To Remain Shut On Saturday
School buses travel along a highway. (Photographer: Karen Dias/Bloomberg)

All Schools, Colleges In Uttar Pradesh To Remain Shut On Saturday

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All schools, colleges and universities across Uttar Pradesh will remain shut on Saturday, state officials said.

An order was issued to this effect on Friday night, a government spokesperson was quoted as saying in an official statement.

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The government had earlier ordered closure of all schools on Thursday and Friday owing to severe cold wave condition.

The order comes at a time when protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act have rocked several parts of the state, claiming at least six lives in violence and arson.

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