Mangaluru: State government on Friday issued a notification announcing 4 additional days of holidays for the primary and high schools of Mangaluru Taluk on account of Dasara celebrations.
Schools in Mangaluru Taluk have been given 4 additional holidays from September 28 till October a. These holidays are exclusive to Mangaluru taluk only and will not be applicable to any other taluk, the notification said.
The government had earlier notified that schools in the state will have Dasara holidays will be from October 3 to October 16.
The notification further said that Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti should be compulsorily celebrated on October 2 in all schools.
The loss of learning hours due to the additional holidays in Mangaluru must be compensated by holding either full-day classes on 4 Saturdays or full working days on 2 Sundays, the notification said.