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Delhi govt asks pvt schools to plan visit to election museum

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

has asked private schools in the national capital to plan a visit for students to the Musuem so that they gain electoral knowledge.

The museum, christened 'Journey Through Elections', has been developed in the office premises of to create an environment and learning place to know about the country's electoral legacy and management, and the views of on the democracy and process.

"The centre has been envisaged to impart knowledge and education related with elections to citizens in general and students in particular which shall remain open from 11 AM to 4 PM on all working days.

"School children, especially, students of secondary and senior secondary classes who are aspiring voters in the near future will find it very useful," a communication sent to schools by the Directorate of Education (DoE) said.

The schools have been asked to book a slot in advance through the Commission's website. The directorate has also clarified that the exercise is voluntary.

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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 18:22 IST