With the yellow report card tucked carefully inside a sheet of white paper, Shivam, a class XI student of the Senior Secondary Boys School in Nangloi, walks out of the classroom with his mother Sadhana Kumari.
At 3 pm, their hair oiled and neatly combed, wearing creased uniforms and black shoes, Aamir Khan and Ekhlaq Khan stand at the door of their one-room accommodation at Sangam Vihar, ready to accompany their mother to the parent-teacher meeting at their school.
Mohit Pandey of the All India Students’ Association (AISA) was elected president, while Amal P P and Satarupa Chakraborty of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) were elected vice-president and secretary respectively.
There are over 300 fever patients admitted to Sir Ganga Ram. Doctors said two or three out of every 10 patients coming in with complaints of high fever and weakness test positive for dengue, while the rest have chikungunya.