A sense of gloom and grief has descended on Tamil Nadu with the passing away of CM J. Jayalalithaa. Prime Minister Narender Modi flew to Chennai to pay tributes to Jayalalithaa. He visited Rajaji Hall in the city and paid his last respects to the departed leader.
As a part of the observance of the World Disability Day in Sonipat district of Haryana, Major DP Singh, a Kargil war hero and blade marathon runner, organised a 'Swachhability Run' to bring awareness about Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and also develop sensitivity and respect towards differently-abled and special needs persons.
Though in the earlier National Policy on Education (NPE- 1986/1992), it was proposed that the country should go for the creation of the Indian Education Service in consultation with the states, but it could not materialise.