Parents Urge Early Winter Vacation In Kashmir As Fog Disrupts School Routine
Srinagar, Nov 16 (PK): As winter tightens its grip on the region, young students in Kashmir are facing difficulties navigating through dense fog during the early morning hours.
Parents, expressing concern for the well-being of their children, are urging authorities to consider an early Winter Vacation In Kashmir.
For students like Fatima, a 2nd standard attendee, the routine of waking up at 7 AM to catch the school bus becomes a daunting task when met with a thick blanket of fog.
Fatima shared her experience, highlighting the physical and psychological toll the bone-chilling weather takes on young minds.
Standing in the misty fog not only delays the arrival of school buses but also poses visibility challenges, sometimes leading to road closures. The adverse weather conditions impact the mental well-being of the students, creating hurdles for safe transportation to schools.
Parents, echoing these concerns, are calling on authorities to reassess school timings for younger students or consider an early announcement of winter vacation.
Safety and health emerge as top priorities, with parents urging against negligence that may result in serious complications.
Expressing his apprehension, one parent, Maqbool Ahmad, highlighted the need for authorities to prioritize the well-being of all children, highlighting that any oversight could lead to significant health issues.
Concerns are also raised about potential escalations in fog intensity in the upcoming days. Parents are contemplating keeping their children at home if the weather conditions persist.
Winter Vacation In Kashmir: A plea is made to the School Education Department to review the academic calendar in light of current weather conditions and consider an early winter break, particularly for primary-level students.
An official from the School Education Department assured that they are closely monitoring the weather situation and will make decisions in accordance with the evolving circumstances.Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Subscribe us on Telegram and never miss a update!
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