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News CLAIM: News viral on Social media claims that the Home Ministry has stated the opening of all schools in all the states.
A purported screengrab circulating on social media claims that the Home Ministry has permitted all states to open schools
TRUTH & Verification: After of section of the media stated that the Ministry has given permission to all States to open schools. The center said Schools And Colleges across India are Still Not Allowed to Open amid Lockdown
PIBFactCheck reported - All educational institutes are closed throughout the country as per orders of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Also as per the Ministry of Home Affairs, The Ministry of Home Affairs has granted no permission to open any educational institutions across the country. Any news stating otherwise is fake and shall not be trusted.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has granted no permission to open any educational institutions across the country.— G Kishan Reddy (@kishanreddybjp) May 27, 2020
Any news stating otherwise is fake and shall not be trusted.
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All educational institutions have been shut since mid-March, some of them from March 25, 2020, when the nationwide lockdown started to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic.