Probe ordered as video of students hailing Modi, Yogi at R-Day event goes viraltext_fields
Siddhartha Nagar (UP): A video of school children allegedly raising slogans, hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath Yogi, on Republic Day has prompted officials to order a probe into the incident on Friday.
As per reports, the video of the event, held on Wednesday at a primary school in Sohratgarh Block of Siddhartha Nagar district, has gone viral and drawing flaks from netizens.
In the video, students after singing the national anthem are seen raising slogans in the name of freedom fighters as well as of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Yogi Adityanath on the directions of their principals and teachers, violating the model code of conduct currently in place in the state.
District Magistrate, Siddhartha Nagar, Deepak Meena, told reporters that he came to know about the video through social media.
"We have taken cognisance of the matter and directed the BSA (Basic Shiksha Adhikari) to investigate it. Action will be taken against whosoever is found guilty," he said.