New Delhi: The Education Directorate on Saturday announced the schools in northeast Delhi will remain closed until March 7. It comes in the wake of earlier this week's large-scale violence in northeast Delhi. More than 40 people in the clashes and arson were killed. Amid the outbreak of violence on Monday, the authorities ordered the closure of all schools in northeast Delhi on Tuesday. The Delhi government has demanded the suspension of the board examinations in the schools in these areas. In addition to the 10th and 12th board exams, the school examinations up to class 11 were also postponed.On Friday, the Delhi High Court asked the city police to ensure that the board examination centres in the violence-hit northeast area of the national capital are given proper security.