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'We prefer to work quietly': Assam CM Himanta keeps up the fight with Kejriwal

Himanta takes a jibe at Kejriwal: The video claimed that Assam has a robust school education system with more than 2 lakh teachers teaching over 65 lakh students in 44,521 government schools.

Edited By: Abhro Banerjee @AbhroBanerjee1 New Delhi Updated on: September 03, 2022 17:59 IST
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and Delhi Chief Minister
Image Source : PTI Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Himanta takes a jibe at Kejriwal: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma noted down a list of initiatives that his government has been doing in the education sector, especially for tea garden workers, tagging CM Arvind Kejriwal on Twitter. 

Sharing a video clip, Sarma said, "Unless forced to, we prefer to work quietly!" 

"In this academic year we've established 100 Secondary Schools for kids of tea garden workers; 100 more in pipeline. Tea gardens are located in remotest parts of Assam," he said.

The video claimed that Assam has a robust school education system with more than 2 lakh teachers teaching over 65 lakh students in 44,521 government schools.

A total of 1.18 lakh mid-day meal workers are also engaged by the state government, it said.

While 100 secondary schools for children of tea garden workers have been opened this academic session, 100 more schools and 10 colleges are in the project preparation stage, it added.

The video ended with the line, "We prefer to deliver quality, quietly!" The two chief ministers has been engaging in verbal duels on Twitter for quite some time, each of them asking the other to visit their state and witness the development work undertaken.

Tagging Kejriwal, Sarma had on Friday shared his government's achievements in the healthcare sector.
The spat started after the Delhi chief minister, in response to a news report of the Assam government merging schools due to poor results, said shutting down schools was no solution.

Also Read: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma get into ugly Twitter spat over 'government schools'

 

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