Fake news on today’s holiday spreads on social media! What is the truth?


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Fake news has been doing the rounds on social media that the collector had declared a holiday for schools and colleges in nine districts on Monday due to heavy rains. But this news is not completely correct.

The truth is that as the rain intensified, the collector declared a holiday on Monday for all educational institutions including professional colleges in Kannur district and all schools up to Plus Two in Kozhikode.

In Kottayam also, all educational institutions except professional colleges at Aarppookkara, Aymanam, Thiruvarppu, Kumarakom panchayats will remain closed on Monday.

Meanwhile, a number of people have sent the collector requests for tomorrow’s holiday.
There is no holiday for schools or colleges in Kozhikode district.