Bhubaneswar, August 9: Independence day in Odisha schools will be celebrated without students’ participation said School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Tuesday.
In view of the spike in Corona cases across the state and in the country as well, Dash said that Odisha will celebrate the Independence Day- 2022 without the presence of students. However, Teachers will celebrate the National festival with a patriotic fervor.
Accordingly, only teachers can hoist the National Flag and participate in the celebrations. At the same time, no parade, march-past and cultural programmes are allowed during the occasion where students will take part.
Notifications have been issued to the school authorities in this connection for adhering to the guidelines imposed by the government, Dash added.