Free education for martyred soldier’s daughters

Friday, Sep 23, 2016,12:34 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Gaya | The DAV Society, a Delhi based non-governmental educational organisation, has decided to waive the school fess and provide free education to the three daughters of martyred soldier S K Vidyarthi.

“We have decided to provide free education to the three daughters of the martyred soldier till class 12th,” Director of DAV of Gaya zone U S Prasad said.

The three daughters of Sepoy Vidyarthi Aarti, Anshu and Anshika – study in classes VIII, VI and II, in DAV Public School, Rotary campus medical unit, Gaya.

The three sisters had appeared in the school for their examination on Tuesday, a day after news of their father’s death in Uri terrorist attack had come.

They said they took the examination to keep commitment they had made to their father.

School Principal A K Jana told PTI today that he and the school authorities would try to raise funds for the three for their studies after class 12th also.

“We will be with them in shaping their career,” Jana said.

The Principal joined students and teachers, including the three sisters, in taking out a candle march in Gaya against the terror attack.

S K Vidyarthi of Bihar Regiment hailed from Buknari village of Gaya district is survived by his wife, three daughters and a two-year-old son.

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