Bhopal: A class 9 girl from Kendriya Vidyalaya in Garha, Jabalpur, got a chance to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi a question related to extra-curricular activities during ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ 2020, held at the Talkatora indoor stadium in New Delhi. A team of 50 students from Madhya Pradesh had also been selected to participate in the event. Prajakta Atankar, the student from Jabalpur asked the PM, about how to balance studies and extra-curricular activities. She said it was difficult for her to strike a balance between studies and extra-curriculars as they created a distraction for her. Answering her question, the PM said, “If you do not participate in extra-curricular activities and only keep doing the same thing – going to school and coming back home, as if you have been programmed, you will turn into a robot, which will not be beneficial to you, nor the country.” “It is important to manage time so that you can participate in other activities and also give proper time to your studies. Don’t consider extra-curricular activities a waste of time,” added the PM. On the same subject, he addressed the parents and asked them not to make co-curricular activities a burden on children… Read full this story
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