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All schools in Delhi to remain close till Nov 5: Kejriwal

In the wake of rising pollution in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced that the schools in Delhi will remain closed till November 5. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter,  Kejriwal said,’Due to the stubble burning, the level of pollution has increased very much in Delhi. Therefore, the government has decided that all the schools in Delhi will remain closed till November 5.’

The air quality is in ‘severe’ category in areas around Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium and India Gate, according to Central Pollution Control Board on Friday. Kejriwal, along with Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, distributed masks to Delhi government school students, following rise in pollution levels in the city. (UNI)