HYDERABAD: The State government on Tuesday decided to extend Dasara holidays for educational institutions in the State by another four days in view of the swine flue prevalence. As per the original schedule, holidays for schools and colleges , which began on Tuesday, were to last up to September 30. However, the holidays have now been extended up to October 4. A senior official said the classes after Dasara holidays would now begin from October 5.

— Special Correspondent