In Frames: Primary Class Students Make Way To Schools In Kashmir First Time After COVID-19 Lockdown

The class work for primary schools resumed in Kashmir on Monday following a year long closure due to COVID-19 lockdown, officials said. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
 The primary classes reopened today after a week’s deferral in view of the incidence of COVID-19 cases among staffers. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
The schools in Kashmir have remained largely closed due to the lockdown after the abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019 and last year’s COVID-19 lockdown. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
School kids were seen using sanitisers before entering the class rooms. Mubashir Khan/GK
On Monday, the institutions finally resumed class work for the lower primary classes while ensuring a staggered attendance of students to maintain social distancing for containing the spread of the disease. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
While some schools have adopted an odd-even scheme in terms of roll numbers, some institutions reportedly have altogether deferred class work for now. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
Some schools in the Valley operated in two shifts, while holding some classes in the morning and others in the afternoon. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
Even as children and teachers are happy to attend the offline classes again, many parents have apprehensions regarding their kids getting infected with the virus. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK