Court asks J&K govt. to protect schools

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The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday came down heavily on the authorities for "failing to safeguard school infrastructure" in Kashmir and called for "reopening of all schools" even as the separatists' shutdown call of the last 115 days continued to affect all aspects of life.

Taking suo motu cognisance of the mysterious burning of 27 schools, Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice Ali Muhammad Magrey observed: "It is the responsibility of the State to keep educational institutions open.

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