In a one page order issued by the Shimla administration on Sunday, all schools, colleges, universities, ITIs, polytechnics and anganwari centres have been asked to remain shut.
"In view of heavy rains, blockages and damage caused to roads, it has become necessary to order closure of all the educational institutions in Shimla district on August 19 for the safety of students," Shimla Deputy Commissioner cum District Magistrate Amit Kashyap said.
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