Thiruvananthapuram: Amid heavy rains in Kerala, district collectors have been announcing holidays for schools. In this case, the collector of Alappuzha district have appealed all children in a heart warming style.
V R Krishna Teja, the newly-appointed district collector announced a holiday for all educational institutions including professional colleges and anganwadis. While posting his massage online, the district collector asked children to be cautious and not to “plunge into water bodies or go fishing.”
“Dear children, I hope you are aware that I have taken charge as Alappuzha district collector. My first order itself is for you, to ensure your safety. I have declared a holiday for you tomorrow. However, please do not plunge into water bodies or go fishing. There is heavy rain in our district. Everyone should sit inside their homes. Parents would have gone for work. Do not venture out thinking they are not there. It is the time when contagious diseases spread. Be extremely cautious. Eat food at the right time. Do not remain idle thinking it is a holiday. Go through your lessons. Study well and become smart. With love.”
Hours within the post was uploaded on Facebook, social media users started appreciating the director for a witty message.
For the unreserved, India Meteorological Department (IMD) has declared red alert at eight district in Kerala. Due to which, the roads have been left waterlogged.