Many schools which were scheduled to re-open on Wednesday after the Christmas vacation also postponed the reopening by a day. Parents of children were informed over email and text message that schools, would remain closed. Some of the schools which did not formally announce a holiday, informed parents that they should practice their own discretion in light of the recent events and not send children to schools.
An event on Wednesday which was being organised by the state Women and Child Welfare Department, the Education Department and the Pune district collectorate, was also postponed. The event was to be attended by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and approximately 25,000 students. Shailaja Darade, who is the primary education officer, confirmed that the event stands cancelled and the concerned schools were informed about the same.
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