Bangalore schools and colleges had remained close on Wednesday though many schools declared a holiday on Thursday too. Bangalore Urban DC GC Prakash said: "We have declared a holiday for all schools and colleges in the city on Wednesday. We will take a decision about Thursday after monitoring the situation on the first day of the strike."
The Bangalore University Non-Teaching Staff Association is also joining the All India Non-Teaching Association in striking work on Wednesday, demanding extension of University Grants Commission pay scales for the university non-teaching staff as well. Their protest will commence at 10.30am in front of the Bangalore University administrative block, he had informed.
The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations has postponed three exams scheduled for these two days. Click here for more details.
Bangalore University has postponed its first semester PG exams to February 22. There will be no change in venue, timings, dates and subjects notified in the earlier timetable.
Visvesvaraya Technological University has decided not to change its PG exam dates. "There are only a few students taking it. We will hold it as per schedule unless there is an emergency. The colleges can decide whether to suspend classes," said H Maheshappa, vice-chancellor. Click here for more details.