TKS shuts down schools in Ukhrul

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UKHRUL, August 9: Raising concern over the prevailing situation in Ukhrul, the Tangkhul Katamnao Saklong (TKS) has on Saturday issued a directive to all schools in the district to remain closed with effect from August 9 until further notice. 

Terming the current situation in Ukhrul as a ‘militarised’ one, the student body said that the decision has been taken in view of safety concern for student community in the prevailing situation. 

Sources from TKS disclosed that except for those schools which are currently conducting examinations, all other educational institutions in the district irrespective of private or government will stop functioning until further directive. 

Meanwhile, the township today witnessed a shut down of many  educational institutions in response to the call of the student body, while some other private schools normally remain closed on Saturdays.

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