Earlier in the day, Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that elementary schools will be closed from Saturday.
“We are taking all steps to control the pollution. Instead, we will close all primary schools in Delhi from tomorrow. They will remain closed until the pollution situation is over. in the improved national capital”, AAP leader said.
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In addition, outdoor sports activities for students above Grade 5 are also limited.
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He also added that if necessary, his government would once again introduce a parity plan. “We are also considering whether a parity plan for vehicles should be implemented,” he said at the press conference.
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(With input from agencies)