Free education for soldier’s daughters martyred in Uri attack

"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 on Thursday.

By: PTI | Gaya | Published:September 22, 2016 10:29 pm
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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 on Thursday.

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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 reporters on 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.