Holiday declared for schools on Friday

A holiday has been declared for schools and colleges by the state government on Friday, Jan 12 ahead of pongal.

Several local schools, like Vidya Mandir, Luz and P. S. Senior Secondary School, Mylapore put out messages on whatsapp groups and their websites informing the parents of the holiday.

Rubi Puthotta, the principal of Lady Sivaswami Girls School, Mylapore says, “The students of classes X, XI and XII have their revision exams from Jan 18. This holiday will definitely be useful for them to study”.