Karnal villagers damage helipad, Haryana CM Khattar cancels event

Haryana CM Khattar Courtesy: Indian Express

Amid the Bharat Bandh call given by various farmer unions, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar had to cancel his scheduled programme in Padha village of Karnal district as a group of villagers vandalised the helipad area, uprooted tents pitched at the venue and also threw away the chairs and other furniture on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday.

According to district administration officials, Khattar was scheduled to inaugurate various projects for the area at about 3.30 pm, Tuesday. After the venue was vandailsed, the CM’s visit to the village was subsequently cancelled.

However, Khattar reached Karnal in the evening and inaugurated “Smart Shiksha Pariyojna” at Government Girls Senior Secondary School on railway road in Karnal city under the Smart City project. The CM was scheduled to stay at Karnal city rest house for the night.

Talking about the project, a government spokesperson said: “Under this project, 53 classrooms have been built in nine schools in the city and all the smart class facilities have been made online from today. Along with smart classes in the schools, under the BaLA (Building as Learning Aid) concept, models of subjects like science and mathematics have been made on the classroom walls so that students can learn in a unique way. An amount of Rs 3.67 crore has been spent on this ‘Smart Shiksha Pariyojna’ project.”

Speaking on the occasion, Khattar said, “By incorporating modern education system, education standards have been raised in government schools of the state. Along with opening play schools in the state, Sanskriti model schools are also being built.

In these, students will be taught in both Hindi and English medium. With these measures, the quality of education will improve. The school has been upgraded with the facility of smart class in this school. It will now be made a Sanskriti model schools and the process of the same will soon be started”.

Source: Indian Express