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US First Lady Melania Trump is likely to visit a Delhi government school on 25 February to watch the 'happiness curriculum' introduced by the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, news agencies reported. Melania Trump and US President Donald Trump will be on a two-day visit to India starting from February 24.

According to senior government sources, Melania Trump is likely to visit the Delhi government school in South Delhi and see the impact of the 'happiness curriculum' introduced by the Kejriwal govt as an attempt to reduce stress among school children. She is likely to be received by CM Arvind Kejriwal, along with Manish Sisodia.

The US President is scheduled to reach Ahmedabad by noon on 24 February and is slated to address a mammoth crowd of more than 1 lakh people which is expected to turn up for an event at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. The couple will later travel to Agra to see the Taj Mahal. They will fly down to Delhi later that night. While, the US President will hold bilateral talks with PM Modi on 25 February, Melania will spend some time with the school children in the governmnet school. This is Donald Trump's first state visit to India.

The AAP government introduced the happiness curriculum in July 2018. As per the curriculum, students studying in classes 1-8 at Delhi government schools spend 45 minutes every day to attend ‘Happiness Classes’, which comprise exercises such as storytelling, meditation and question and answer sessions. For nursery and KG students, the classes are held twice a week.

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