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Tuki advices students to desist from petty politics

Posted on Dec 14, 05:59PM | UNI

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has advised the students to desist from unionism, agitations and indulgence in petty politics, while attending the dedication ceremony of the Delhi Public School (DPS) at Jollang near here.

He said, "Lives of many bright and promising students have been spoied due to their indulgence in unionism and politics. Many leaders, both student and political, with vested interests may try to lure students away from their academic career in the name of unions, organizations and associations but the students have to make it a point that their career and future is more important to them, their parents and state than anything else." The school, established in April, 2006, has a compound of about 16 acres of which 185 meters of border land lie adjacent to the river bank.

The DPS Itanagar got elevated to senior-secondary level from this academic session.

The chief minister further said, establishing a DPS in Arunachal Pradesh itself is an achievement and expressed hope that the school would live up to the distinctive reputation of the DPS family.

Beside the quality of education, Tuki also expressed concern over the safety and over-all growth of children in educational institutions.

He appealed to all schools and authorities concerned to give special attention to safety measures, particularly in this season of picnics, parties and festivities.

Responding to a memorandum, the Chief Minister assured to sanction provisions for a flood protection work along the River Pachin to save the school campus from erosion by the river in the future.

Giving a go-ahead for the authorities to start flood protection works immediately, he assured the required funds would be granted in a phased manner.

The ceremony was also attended by Rajya Sabha MP Mukut Mithi, Lok Sabha MP Takam Sanjoy, parliamentary secretary for Tax and Excise Lokam Tassar, among others.