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Heavy Rains Lash Puducherry, Govt Announces Holiday For Schools, Colleges

Education Minister A Namassivayam announced the closure of institutions as the Met department forecast rains for the union territory on Friday and Saturday.

Chief Minister N Rangasamy looks on as people being evacuated from a flooded area after heavy rain in Puducherry, Friday, November 19, 2021. (Image: PTI/FIle)

Puducherry: Heavy rains lashed the union territory of Puducherry overnight and on Friday morning as the administration declared a holiday for educational institutions. A holiday was declared for schools and colleges in Puducherry and Karaikal regions on Friday and Saturday in the wake of incessant rains since Thursday night.

Education Minister A Namassivayam, who held discussions with officials of the Department announced the closure of institutions as the Met department forecast rains for the union territory on Friday and Saturday.

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