New Delhi: In wake of severe cold conditions, all schools in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi will remain closed till January 8. Notably, the schools up to Class 12 were scheduled to open on Monday, January 6 but District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma issued an order directing all schools (public and private of all education boards) to remain shut till Tuesday. Also Read - Patna Schools up to Class 10th Shut Till January 5 Due to Cold Wave Conditions

However, the decision won’t affect students of secondary and senior secondary classes as their pre-baord examinations and internal assessments won’t be rescheduled. Also Read - Schools in Haryana to Remain Shut on Dec 30-31, Will Reopen After Winter Break on Jan 16

Reports have claimed that there won’t be any changes in the datesheets for the 2020 pre-board board exams.

Besides Uttar Pradesh, all classes up to standard 8 were suspended from January 1 to January 4 in private and government schools across Churu district in Rajasthan.