Hyderabad, Aug. 31 -- Responding to the state government's decision on reopening schools from September 1, the High Court of Telangana on Tuesday stayed the government order considering the rise in COVID-19 cases.

A public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a parent named Bala Krishna Mandapati, was heard by a bench comprising of acting Chief Justice MS Ramachander Rao and Justice Vinod Kumar. The bench proclaimed that no student irrespective of the grade they are studying in will be compelled to attend offline classes until further notice.

Discussing the same, Siasat.com spoke to a couple of parents in the city to understand their take on reopening schools considering the current pandemic situation.

"I would not be comfortable sending...