A notification of the Punjab government announced winter vacations for public and private educational institutions in the period from 25 December.
According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Education, educational institutions of the province remain closed until Dec. 31. However, January 1 is Sunday. Thus, the school re-opened on 2 January after the holidays.
It has asked the schools to follow these instructions, otherwise you can take legal action against violators.
Meanwhile, the association of private schools in the state of Punjab in communication said that all the institutions will remain closed from December 24 to January 1, 2017.