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Uttar Pradesh BJP leader’s body found in pit

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Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh): Five days after Bhartiya Janata Party leader Kamlesh Nishad left for Kanpur, his body has been recovered from a pit here in Uttar Pradesh.

Nishad, had left his home in the Sajeti area of Kanpur, on November 23 saying that he was going to Fatehpur to meet his relatives.

When he did not reach his relatives till late that night, his family started searching for him. His father Jhallu Nishad lodged a missing complaint at the Sajeti police station.

On Thursday, some people saw a dead body lying in a pit on the Amauli-Etmadpur road in Bharsa village and informed the police, SP (rural) Pradyumn Singh said.

The family members of the leader suspect murder.

Police sources here said people form adjoining villages identified body and then the family too. A forensic team has taken custody of the body.

Nishad’s family alleged murdered and demand a thorough probe.

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71% parents will not send kids to school even if schools reopen

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A majority of 71 parents will not be sending their kids to school in October even if schools reopen.
With rising Covid circumstances, share of parents prepared to send their kids to school drops from 23 per cent to 20 per cent in a single month, in accordance to a Local Circles survey.

Only 28 per cent parents are in favour of schools reopening in calendar 12 months 2020 whereas 34 per cent really feel they need to open solely within the subsequent tutorial 12 months i.e. April 2021

Many parents in North India count on COVID-19 mixed with October-November smog will solely make the state of affairs worse for youngsters.

The Covid-19 circumstances in India have risen to over 60 lakh and are exhibiting no indicators of plateauing, with greater than 80,000 circumstances being reported daily. The each day case load has barely diminished however the numbers are deceptive as the typical quantity of assessments within the final two weeks have fallen from 11 lakhs a day to 7 lakh a day, LocalCircles mentioned.

The dying toll in India is now roughly 1 lakh whereas individuals are confused about whether or not to exit or keep dwelling as markets, eating places, bars, metro and numerous different providers at the moment are open.

Schools within the nation have been closed since March after the lockdown was introduced with voluntary attendance for college students of senior lessons permitted from September 21 foundation authorisation from parents.

LocalCircles carried out a survey to get pulse of the parents on school reopening. The survey acquired over 14,500 responses from parents positioned in round 217 districts of the nation with 61% parents from Tier 1 districts, 21 per cent from Tier 2 districts and 18 per cent from Tier 3, Tier four and rural districts of India.

When requested if the Central Government and their State Government resolve that schools ought to open of their state in October, would they be sending your baby/grandchild to school in October, 71 per cent responded in a transparent ‘no’ whereas solely 20 per cent mentioned ‘sure’. 9 per cent had been not sure about it.

LocalCircles had carried out the same survey in August this 12 months and the proportion of parents who mentioned they might need to send their kids to school throughout the COVID-19 pandemic stood at 23%. The knowledge clearly exhibits that with rising COVID circumstances, share of parents prepared to send their kids to school drops from 23 per cent to 20 per cent in a single month.

In the second query, parents had been requested given the present each day Covid-19 case load and the upcoming festive season, what’s their place relating to opening of schools in India. In response, 32 per cent mentioned schools ought to not open until December 31, 2020, whereas 34 per cent mentioned Government ought to not open schools for this tutorial 12 months i.e. until March/April 2021. 7 per cent mentioned schools ought to open from October 1, 12 per cent mentioned schools ought to open from November 1, and 9 per cent mentioned schools ought to open from December 1.

This signifies that solely 28 per cent parents are in favour of schools reopening in calendar 12 months 2020 i.e. earlier than December 31, 2020, whereas 34 per cent really feel they need to open solely within the subsequent tutorial 12 months i.e. April 2021.
Months of October and November have festivals in most elements of India and schools keep closed for a lot of days due to it. Additionally, the upcoming smog season, particularly within the northern elements of the nation, can also be a growing concern for a lot of parents.

Last 12 months, after the PM 2.5 touched 900 in Delhi and NCR cities, 74 per cent parents had demanded that the Government pronounces a ‘smog break’ for schools from November 1 -20 annually, holding in thoughts the unfavorable well being results that the October/November smog prompted due to farm fires in neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana might have on kids’s well being.

Keeping all this in thoughts, majority parents assume it will be greatest if the schools are not reopened within the months of October and November and if the Covid-19 state of affairs improves be thought-about for opening from January 1.

However, that could be a massive if given the way in which international locations all over the world are experiencing their second COVID wave, with India’s festive and smog season making issues worse, schools might have to probably keep closed for this tutorial 12 months 2020-21.

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