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All students of classes 1 to 8 in Haryana to be promoted without final exams: CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Khattar urged the people of the state to maintain social distancing during celebrations while staying home as there are a few festivals next week including Baisakhi.

Published: 05th April 2020 10:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th April 2020 10:45 PM   |  A+A-

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said school students from classes 1 to 8 will be promoted to the next academic year without taking up annual examinations as the schools are closed due to the nationwide lockdown.

The Chief Minister said the examination for the science subject for Class 10 of the State Board has not been conducted as the lockdown had been announced by then and the students' results will be declared on the basis of other subjects they appeared in, according to an official statement here.

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Khattar also urged the people of the state to maintain social distancing during celebrations while staying home as there are a few festivals next week including Baisakhi.

"We should maintain social distancing during these festivals," he said.

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