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Students who missed exams due to snowfall can re-appear: J-K Board

ANI | Updated: Nov 04, 2018 17:45 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov 04 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (J-K BOSE) will provide a chance for all students who missed their examinations due to heavy snowfall to reappear, an official confirmed.
Taking to his official Twitter handle, Deputy Commissioner of Bandipore district, Shahid Choudhary, said, "All students who missed exams due to heavy snowfall will get another opportunity once the weather improves. BOSE has agreed to our request. Same will apply to any further such incidents."
The extreme weather conditions prevailing over the state has led to the cancellation of a number of flights in the Srinagar Airport, while also causing severe traffic jams, water-logging and power cuts in most parts of the capital city.
Yesterday, Himachal Pradesh also received fresh snowfall in several districts including Lahaul-Spiti, Kullu, Kinnaur and others, with the severe weather damaging apple orchids in several parts of Kinnaur district.
Meanwhile, around 70 people were rescued after they were stranded on the Manali-Leh National Highway in Lahaul-Spiti due to closedown of vehicular movement owing to the snowfall on Friday. (ANI)

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