Hyderabad, March 20 -- Due to the increase in coronavirus cases in Telangana, the government is considering a proposal to promote all students of class 1-8 without conducting examinations.

As per the sources, Chief Minister of Telangana State, K. Chandrashekar Rao may make the announcement in this regard in the State Assembly on March 22, the Deccan Chronicle reported.

Recently, a report revealed that the surge in coronavirus cases in the State is due to government-run schools turning into new hot spots.

It may be recalled that the educational institutions in Telangana State were shut in mid-March, a few days before the imposition of nation-wide lockdown. Students of class 1 to 11 were promoted to the next class without conducting the ...