Goel added that a survey conducted by his party revealed that the attendance records in Delhi government schools were fudged and the quality of education poor.
“The teachers in these schools are forced to promote students to the next level as there is pressure from the higher ups, to show good progress of students,” he alleged.
Goel’s allegations evoked strong reaction from Delhi education minister Kiran Walia. “He has ridiculed government school children and must render an apology. Our students have done well in exams despite all odds,” Walia said.