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Karnataka Closes Schools, Colleges For Two Days Due To Ayodhya Verdict

Bangalore, Sep 22: Karnataka government today declared a two-day holiday for all educational institutions in the state on September 24 and 25 as a preventive measure in view of the Allahabad High Court pronouncing verdict
PTI September 22, 2010 15:05 IST
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Bangalore, Sep 22: Karnataka government today declared a two-day holiday for all educational institutions in the state on September 24 and 25 as a preventive measure in view of the Allahabad High Court pronouncing verdict on Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on Friday.

Talking to reporters here, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa said the government had taken all preventive steps to ensure that no untoward incident takes place.

He said he would hold a meeting of all political leaders and religious heads to seek their cooperation in maintaining communal harmony, peace and law and order.

Expressing happiness over the the large attendance of legislators and party workers during the ceremony held to induct six new ministers, The Chief Minister said this had send a strong message that the party was united.

Meanwhile, he said Boards and Corporations, where posts were vacant, would be filled up after consulting BJP state unit president K S Eswarappa. PTI