CM Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates Shaheed Bhagat Singh Armed Forces Preparatory School

CM Arvind Kejriwal at Inaugural Function of Delhi Government Armed Forces School

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Armed Forces Preparatory School in Najafgarh here on Saturday August 27. The chief minister said the school will train the students according to the entrance exam patterns of the various armed forces.

“There was no saitik school in Delhi. We started preparations a year ago but we didn’t know it would be ready in a year. I thank those who made this dream possible in a year on behalf of Delhi and the country,” the chief minister said. said at the event. Emphasizing that education and other facilities are free at school, Kejriwal said he always wanted an education system where rich and poor could study together.





He said retired officers would be invited to train students. “I have interacted with students and discovered that 80-90% of them are from public schools, while 10-15% are from private schools. There will be psychometric tests, personality development, mock tests to prepare students for military forces,” Kejriwal said. He said the school was named after Bhagat Singh so students could learn from his life.

“At 23, he participated in the struggle for freedom and gave his life. Young people today at this age fear having a girlfriend. You should imbibe his ideals and learn from his life “, added Kejriwal.

The boarding school will admit students in classes 9 and 11. There will be 200 places — 100 in each class. Students will be taught by retired army officers, navy and air force officers.

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