Decision to reopen pre-university and degree colleges will be taken on February 14, says Karnataka government

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Hijab Row Last Updated: Amid the ongoing Hijab row, the Karnataka government hinted on Friday that the decision to reopen junior and university colleges would be made on February 14. On Thursday, the Karnataka government had decided to resume classes for high school students up to class 10 from February 14.Also Read – Amidst Hijab Row, Karnataka Government Extends Graduation and Graduation Holidays Till Feb 16

Giving details, Education Minister of Karnataka, BC Nagesh said high schools will resume on Monday and in the meeting to be convened by the Chief Minister on Monday evening, a decision on starting classes for students of the PUC and College Degree will be taken. Also Read – Hijab Row: Karnataka Police Hold Flag March In 3 Cities Ahead Of Schools Reopening

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Meanwhile, Home Minister Araga Jnanendra said the superintendent of police for all districts had been tasked with ensuring that peace, law and order were maintained as the schools reopened. educational institutions.

“Our police are ready to handle any situation, our police forces have already visited various states where elections are taking place, we are not sending any more forces and they will be used, together with the local police and the forces central,” he said.

Earlier, the Karnataka High Court, in its Interim Order pending consideration of all Hijab row related petitions, on Thursday requested the state government to reopen educational institutions and banned all students to wear saffron shawls, scarves, Hijab and any religious flag. within the class.

As protests for and against hijab escalated in different parts of Karnataka and turned violent in some places, the government declared a public holiday for all high schools and colleges in the state for three days, starting Wednesday.

Basavaraj Bommai had said on Thursday that it had been decided to reopen high schools across the state from February 14.

“The government has a responsibility to maintain law and order. Tomorrow (Friday), a meeting with all Ministers, Deputy Commissioners, SPs and ZP CEOs would be held to review the situation on the ground in the districts. Accordingly, appropriate instructions would be issued. I, the Minister of Education and the Minister of the Interior, are in constant contact. Senior officials have been instructed to liaise with district and taluk-level officers,” he told reporters.

Saying that the issue of dress code in schools which has rocked the state has entered the portals of the High Court, Bommai urged everyone to keep the peace and respect the verdict of the court.

“Student anxiety eased after declaring school and college vacations. No unfortunate incidents were reported. A few visual clips have been doing the rounds for the past 2 days. But do not fall prey to any provocation,” he said.

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