All schools closed to­day in North - Gover­nor

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY ROMESH MADHUSHANKA

This de­ci­sion was taken by North­ern Prov­ince Gover­nor Dr. Suren Ragha­van with the of­fi­cials in­clud­ing North­ern Prov­ince Sec­re­tary of Ed­u­ca­tion

North­ern Prov­ince Gover­nor’s Of­fice in­formed that steps had been taken to close all the schools in the North on Mon­day - be­ing the day prior to the Thai Pon­gal Day that falls on Tues­day (15).

This de­ci­sion was taken by North­ern Prov­ince Gover­nor Dr. Suren Ragha­van with the of­fi­cials in­clud­ing North­ern Prov­ince Sec­re­tary of Ed­u­ca­tion after hav­ing a dis­cus­sion.

Mean­while, the North­ern Prov­ince Gover­nor’s Of­fice in­formed the Provin­cial Ed­u­ca­tional Of­fices and Zonal Ed­u­ca­tion Of­fices to have schools on an­other day in the week in­stead of Mon­day, which is de­clared a hol­i­day.

The day be­fore Thai Pon­gal day which is mainly cel­e­brated by the Tamil peo­ple is de­clared as a hol­i­day for the prepa­ra­tion for the Thai Pon­gal Day.

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