New Delhi, Nov 1:

The Centre has told the Jammu and Kashmir government to ensure security at schools and make efforts to resume studies hit for over three months due to an ongoing unrest.

Rajnath Singh
Rajnath Singh

“The central government has asked the Mehbooba Mufti government two to three times to provide full security at schools and other educational institutions,” Home Ministry spokesperson K.S. Dhatwalia told IANS.

He said Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra met Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Tuesday and apprised him about the situation in the state.

Efforts were on to reopen schools in the troubled valley, he added.

At least 25 educational institutes have been gutted in mysterious fires in Kashmir in the last few weeks. (IANS)