New Delhi, January 25, 2016: Six Kendriya Vidyalayas operating from Air Force Stations (AFS) in Delhi, Gurgaon and Ghaziabad have suspended their classes till the Republic Day due to security concerns which also prompted universities in the national capital to step up their arrangements.
According to officials from Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, six KVs whose classes have been suspended include- Bawana, Gurgaon, Rajokri, Arjangarh and KV1 and 2 of Hindon--the Gurgaon and Arjangarh KVs are located outside the IAF campuses.
However, no order for suspension of classes has been passed for other KVs in Delhi.
Universities including DU and JNU have also issued advisories asking all departments and faculties to ensure that strict vigil is maintained and vehicles entering the campuses are checked.
Metro services will be partially curtailed on January 26.
Four stations in the vicinity of Rajpath--Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan, Patel Chowk and Race Course--will remain closed in the morning.
Parking lots will also remain closed from 6 AM on January 25 till 2 PM on January 26.
Govt school students to give performances in front of soldiers
New Delhi, January 25, 2016: Sixty students from different Kendriya Vidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalayas will be visiting Akhnoor and Attari borders and present cultural performances in front of armed personnel.
As per an official statement here, the programme - 'Seema Darshan' - is an initiative taken up by the HRD Ministry in collaboration with the Home and Defence Ministries.
"Under the programme, child artists would demonstrate to the jawans how they are preserving and taking forward the cultural legacy of the country for which the armed forces are constantly on the vigil and also protecting and guarding its borders," the statement said.
The objective of the programme, being organised for five days starting from January 22, is to provide the students with a first-hand experience of the prevailing security environment in the border areas and also to foster patriotism and nationalism, the statement said.
Only Class XI students from the schools have been included in this group.
The students for the groups have been selected from KVs and NVs across all the states of India including Delhi, it said.