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Kejriwal, Sisodia not invited to Melania Trump’s school visit


New Delhi :Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will not accompany US First Lady Melania Trump to government schools during her brief visit to the national capital next week, it has been learnt.
“The chief minister and deputy chief minister have been dropped from the list of people who will be present at the school when Melania Trump visits,’ sources said.
On Tuesday, Melania is expected to attend a class on the happiness curriculum, one of the flagship programmes of the Delhi government in the education sector that aims to help children relieve stress, meditate and discuss things that are troubling them.
“The Delhi government is keen on showing Melania Trump a few other programmes they have started, such as the entrepreneurship curriculum, but her visit is expected to last just an hour or so. She and her team have expressed a desire to witness a happiness class as it happens, so that is definitely on the cards,” a source had earlier said.
The curriculum was started in July, 2018 by Education Minister Manish Sisodia. Under the programme, students spend 45 minutes a day mediating, telling stories and sharing their experiences. A teacher oversees the session.