Chief minister Yogi Adityanath had expressed concern over the shrinking academic session due to increased holidays. Students in schools and colleges will now be taught about eminent people through various programmes during the 15 public holidays.
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath had expressed concern over the shrinking academic session due to increased holidays.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday cancelled 15 public holidays marking the birth or death anniversary of eminent personalities.
Instead, students in schools and colleges would now be taught about them on these days, the state cabinet decided in a meeting chaired by chief minister Yogi Adityanath.
“The cabinet has cancelled 15 public holidays marking the anniversaries of great personalities. Students will now be taught on these days about these figures through various programmes,” minister Shrikant Sharma said after the cabinet meeting.