Bhubaneswar: Collectors to take a call on closure of schools and educational institutions tomorrow in their respective districts in view of the second day strike of the Trade Unions across the country.
Informing about the decision, School and Mass Education Secretary Pradipta Mohapatra this evening said that depending on the situation in the locality, the district collectors will decide either to have classes or keep them suspended tomorrow.
School, colleges, universities and anganwadi centre across the state were remained closed to avoid any untoward incident during the two-day Bharat bandh that began from today.
Notably, the central and local trade unions have called for a nationwide strike on Tuesday and Wednesday protesting the Union government’s anti-labour and divestment policies.
The strike is being supported by All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) and Labour Progressive Federation (LPF) among others.