Ghaziabad: The Kanwar yatra is an annual pilgrimage, in which lakhs of devotees participate. In view of the movement of nearly 50 lakh Kanwar pilgrims from western Uttar Pradesh, including Ghaziabad in the coming days,the District administrator decided to shut all the schools and colleges from 5th to 9th of August.

According to the sources, the Ghaziabad administration officials said all schools both private and government have been asked to postpone term examinations scheduled for the period.

Additional District Magistrate, Himanshu Gautam said “it cleared that any examination during the five-day period will have to be postponed. Schools and colleges shall remain closed between August 5 and August 9".

Officials added that traffic diversions will remain in place from August 1-10 for the Kanwar Yatra.

 

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