May 11, Kathmandu- The government's set-up polling stations and other schools will be closed for six days from today.
The government had decided to give only one day off on polling day. Teachers are on leave from today as they have to work at polling stations and go to polling stations outside the district.
There are polling stations in more than half of the schools and the teachers of the remaining schools have to go to their districts to cast their votes and some teachers have to go to the polling stations.
Currently, there are about 27,000 community schools across the country. There are about 8,000 private schools. There are about 35,000 community and private schools. The government has already decided to close schools where polling stations have been set up for three days from May 11 to 13.