NEW DELHI: Delhi’s Directorate of Education (DoE) has issued a circular to its officials and teachers and principals of Delhi government schools to attend the swearing-in-ceremony of the chief minister and his council of ministers on Sunday, a move slammed by opposition leaders.
The circular also says attendance will be compiled at the entry gates of the Ramlila Maidan, where CM-designate
and his council of ministers will take oath on February 16.
In a tweet, Delhi BJP spokesperson Praveen Shankar Kapoor said, “The Aam Aadmi Party, which has won elections by making an announcement of freebies, has enough MLAs but not public support.”
“With the fear of people not attending the swearing-in ceremony, the government has issued a diktat to 30,000 teachers to mandatorily attend,” he added.
Delhi Congress’s chief spokesperson Mukesh Sharma said, “A government order has been issued asking gov