Teaching learning activities of Kathmandu valley-based schools affected

  • Traffic disturbance only for 10 to 15 minutes: Traffic Police

Aug 3, 2014-

Teaching learning activities at Kathmandu valley-based schools are likely to be affected today and tomorrow due to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Nepal visit.

Mainly schools in Kathmandu and Lalitpur districts would be affected due to this. However, a formal decision of school shut down has not been made.

The Indian Prime Minister is arriving here at 10:50 am today in course of a two-day Nepal visit.

The schools in Kathmandu and Lalitpur district are closing on their own after the District Education Office and District Administration Office of the respective districts verbally notified them to help maintain security by stopping their teaching learning activities today and tomorrow.

Chairman of PABSON, Lakshya Bahadur KC, assured for helping them keeping the security situation in mind.

However, he said that it would be easy for them if the Ministry of Home Affairs had made formal decision on it on time.

Meanwhile, Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has informed that the vehicular traffic in the capital would be disturbed only for 10 to 15 minutes in course of Indian Prime Minister Modi's visit today.  

The Traffic Police Division has tried to reduce the time of the disturbance as far as possible for the convenience of the general public, MTPD chief DIG Keshav Prasad Adhikari told RSS.

MTPD has mobilized numbers of traffic police to manage the traffic in different routes in the capital.  DIG Adhikari clarified that the traffic in the capital would not be disturbed for 1 to 1:30 hours as reported in some media.

Further the traffic police have requested the people to listen to the Traffic FM 96.5 megahertz for updates.

Published: 03-08-2014 18:17

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