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Education not a priority for 22 AAP legislators

Published : Mar 17, 2019, 2:15 am IST
Updated : Mar 17, 2019, 2:15 am IST

There has been a decrease of 1,44,913 students enrolling in MCD schools from 2013-14 to 2017-18, a 17 per cent fall.

Jagdish Pradhan, who asked 24 questions, raised maximum issues on the education followed by Majinder Singh Sirsa who asked 15 issues related to education in 2017. (Photo: Bunny Smith)
 Jagdish Pradhan, who asked 24 questions, raised maximum issues on the education followed by Majinder Singh Sirsa who asked 15 issues related to education in 2017. (Photo: Bunny Smith)

New Delhi: While the Aam Aadmi Party led Delhi government claimed to focus on education system in the national capital, 22 MLAs of the party did not raise a single issue related to education from March 2017 to January 2018 in Delhi Assembly.

According to the data released by Praja Foundation on Friday, out of this, 11 MLAs of the party did not raise any issue on education in the last three years from February 2015 to January 2018. They are as following: Akhilesh Tripathi, Devinder Sehrawat, Mahinder Yadav, Mohammad Ishraque, Prakash, Raghuvinder Shokeen, Rajesh Rishi, Rakhi Birla, Sahi Ram, Shiv Charan Goel and Som Dutt.

The further data shows that only 7 MLAs of Delhi assembly raised six and more issues related to education and top three MLAs who raised the highest number of questions were from BJP.

Of the total 70 MLAs from the city, the Praja Foundation have considered only 58; While 11 MLAs who are ministers, speakers and Deputy speaker (hence do not asked any issue to the government or raised any issue in the house) and one MLA representing Cantonment Board.

Jagdish Pradhan, who asked 24 questions, raised maximum issues on the education followed by Majinder Singh Sirsa who asked 15 issues related to education in 2017.

The foundation further said that the performances of Delhi public schools in the last five years shows a disturbing trend. There has been a decrease of 1,44,913 students enrolling in MCD schools from 2013-14 to 2017-18, a 17 per cent fall. 

Tags: aam aadmi party, delhi cantonment board, jagdish pradhan