Earlier in the day, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced that primary schools will remain shut from Saturday.
“We’re taking all steps to control the pollution situation. In lieu of that, we’re shutting down all primary schools in Delhi from tomorrow. They will remain shut till the pollution situation in the national capital improves,” the AAP leader said.
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In addition, outdoor sports activities for students above Class 5 were also restricted.
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He also added that if needed, his government will once again bring the odd-even scheme. “We’re also mulling whether the odd-even scheme for vehicles should be implemented,” he mentioned during the press conference.
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(With inputs from agencies)