Bengaluru: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai chaired a meeting with all the Deputy Commissioners, the Superintendent of Police, and officials from the education department via video conference.
He instructed DCs and SPs to take all the preventive measures on the day of the reopening of the high schools on Monday and ensure that not a small untoward incident should happen in their respective districts.
He also instructed officials to take action according to the situation without waiting for the instruction of the higher officers. The CM instructed them to conduct peace meetings in sensitive areas and asked DCs and SPs to visit high schools on the day of reopening.
The Higher Education Department extended the shutdown of all degree colleges, universities, and professional courses till February 16 on Friday.
Earlier, in response to the Hijab controversy, the Department of Collegiate Education declared the closure of educational institutions from February 9 to 11.