The Chief Minister of West Bengal, Smt. Mamata Banerjee declared a holiday on 9th August, 2011 for School teachers and students only. Its due to the fact that the students who participated in ‘Alokferi’ with the Chief Minister were drenched. Sri Bratya Basu declared 09/08/11, Tuesday, a holiday for the students of Class – I to Class – XII. However, no Govt. Orders has yet been circulated in this regard. ICSE, CBSE board do not fall under the purview of this declaration. Only state govt. schools will be closed today.