“Copying?”: Arvind Kejriwal’s Dig At Yogi Adityanath Over New School Plan
Amid experiences that the Uttar Pradesh authorities is ready to launch a “happiness curriculum” in faculties, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal right now took a swipe at his counterpart Yogi Adityanath and the BJP, asking if they’re “copying” the Aam Aadmi Party.
Sharing a newspaper reducing on the topic, Mr Kejriwal, whose authorities launched a happiness curriculum in Delhi faculties in 2018, tweeted this morning, “What? Yogi ji and BJP copying AAP?”.
What? Yogi ji and BJP copying AAP? pic.twitter.com/ozsyWIQvN0
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) December 20, 2021
The swipe comes amid a run-up to the essential Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, the place incumbent BJP is making an attempt to make a comeback. The AAP, however, has tied up with Samajwadi Party and is pushing arduous to place up a formidable present in its efforts to increase its nationwide footprint.
News company PTI had reported that the Uttar Pradesh authorities is planning to implement the ‘happiness curriculum’ in faculties underneath a pilot undertaking to make the scholars extra delicate in direction of nature, society and the nation.
The report quoted state in-charge (happiness curriculum) Saurabh Malviya as saying that the course is being tailor-made maintaining in thoughts the geographical and cultural situations of Uttar Pradesh.
The curriculum, he had mentioned, can be launched to the scholars of Classes 1 to eight and can allow them to attach with themselves, household, society, nature and the nation. It can even assist them perceive interrelationships, he mentioned, including that the kids can even be taught meditation.
As a part of the pilot undertaking, 150 faculties in 15 districts have been requested to work on the curriculum, he mentioned.
The Delhi authorities in 2018 launched a happiness curriculum targeted on the psychological well-being of youngsters in its faculties. As a part of the initiative, happiness lessons are carried out within the first 45 minutes of each faculty day for kids from class I to class VIII, and twice per week for nursery and kindergarten college students. These lessons comprise classes on “mindfulness”, storytelling and teacher-student interactions.
Earlier this 12 months, the Delhi authorities celebrated three years of the initiative and Deputy Chief Minister hailed the change it had introduced.