Mamata Banerjee visits school in West Bengal’s Burdwan, announces Rs 10 lakh for its development

  • Children of a school in West Bengal were taken by surprise when Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid them an unannounced visit on Monday

  • The chief minister announced Rs 10 lakh for development of the school and assured of a playground after some students told her that they do not have a place to play

  • Later, she headed for an Adivasi village, Aalish Gram where she met poor families and inquired about their problems

Burdwan: Children of a school in West Bengal were taken by surprise when Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid them an unannounced visit on Monday. Banerjee was in the district to chair an administrative meeting. After the meeting was over, she reached the Vivekanand Girl's School in Ichlabad area where she shared some light moments with students.

 Mamata Banerjee visits school in West Bengal’s Burdwan, announces Rs 10 lakh for its development

File image of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. PTI

During her visit to the school, the chief minister interacted with the students and enjoyed songs presented by them. The chief minister announced Rs 10 lakh for development of the school and assured of a playground after some students told her that they do not have a place to play.

Later, she headed for an Adivasi village, Aalish Gram where she met poor families and inquired about their problems.

Updated Date: Aug 27, 2019 09:23:10 IST