BJP alleges ‘endemic corruption’ in Delhi’s education system, PWD cites government letter

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Delhi government led by Arvind Kejriwal over the state of the city’s public schools, and alleged that “rampant corruption” was rampant in the education system and the department of education. public works headed by imprisoned Satyendar Jain, party minister Aam Aadmi. Addressing a press conference, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra quoted a letter allegedly written by the Delhi education department to the PWD department. The letter contained a list of more than 15 public schools in the city and their complaints about the school, the students, their parents and the staff.

“The document which I am about to exhibit belongs to the Delhi government which Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia (Deputy CM), Satyendar Jain (Delhi Health Minister) announced that they had revolutionized the school system and the Delhi’s education,” Patra said. “This document is a letter from the State Department of Education, which is the ministry of Manish Sisodia and refers to complaints regarding public schools in Delhi. It states that a number of complaints have been received from schools regarding the non-completion of works, the use of low-quality materials,” he added.

Alleging that one of the schools in Jahangirpuri on the list complained of ‘corruption in the construction works’ of the buildings, the BJP spokesman said it was the ‘true condition’ public schools in Delhi. “They gave a list of more than 15 schools with complaints about the school, the students, their parents and the staff… I give an example, it is a school in Jahangirpuri. In the detail of the complaint, it is mentioned that it is about corruption in the construction work. There has been corruption in the construction work. One of the complaints states that the construction of the school may collapse at any time. This is the true state of public schools in Delhi,” he alleged.

Citing the letter, Patra alleged that one of the complaints indicated that the lives of students and staff were in danger and demanded answers from Arvind Kejriwal. “They themselves write that corruption is rampant. The letter was written to the PWD department stating how corruption is taking place in the department. It is also written that the lives of students and staff are at risk. And Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia were giving a good word to Satyendar Jain The way the corruption took place and the substandard material was used by Kejriwal government, we demand a response from Kejriwal,” Patra said (ANI)

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