The residents of Ufa in connection with Eid al-Adha provided an opportunity to choose the day of the beginning of the school year

Ufa. 9 Aug. INTERFAX – Residents of Ufa through online voting will select the day of the beginning of the new academic year, reported “Interfax” in a press-service of city administration.

“This year, September 1 – knowledge Day coincides with the celebration of Eid al-Adha is a holiday. In this regard launch a vote: residents need to choose a day on which, in their opinion, should be held a solemn line schools in Ufa, dedicated to the Day of knowledge”, – said the Agency interlocutor.

Online survey conducted on the website of the municipality and in the official group in social network “Vkontakte”. The choice represented by three dates – 1, 2 and 4 September. By 11:00 have voted more than 5.6 thousand people in the social network and over 100 on the website. Over 50% of voters in both sites chose the date of the beginning of the school year, September 4, on the second place – September 1.

According to hall, the new academic year in schools will go over 113 thousand students, which is 5 thousand more compared to the previous year, of which over 13 thousand first-graders. Only in the capital of Bashkortostan operates 128 schools.