Congress leader Rahul Gandhi recently compared RSS-run Ekal Vidyalayas to Pakistani madrasas. Slamming the RSS, Rahul Gandhi claimed that the students at Sangh-run schools are being imparted the same lesson as radical madrasas in Pakistan. While the statement irked several leaders, we decided to find the reality of the Ekal Vidyalaya. Times Nowi’s Padmaja Joshi in Jhargram, in poll-bound West Bengal, recently visited a few Ekal Vidyalayas to find out if the claims made by Congress’ Rahul Gandhi had some weightage to them or not. During our visit, we learned that apart from imparting education, the children are also imparted with sanskaras to respect elders.
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