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Modern School is synonomous with quality education and is a pioneer in mooting all-round development and to foster an all-round growth in its wards. This prestigious temple of education was established in 1920 in a building located in Daryaganj, New Delhi. This precinct found itself embedded in a sprawling mansion that belonged to Lala Sultan Singh. His philanthropic gesture was a result of his son’s vision of an institution par excellence which would be a jugalbandhi of traditional Indian system of education and modern educational techniques.

Lala Sultan Singh was a prominent businessman in British-ruled India in the early 1880’s. Khushwant Singh’s articles provide more details on his life.

Sultan Singh’s son, Lala Raghubir Singh, founded the school to provide quality education, and to foster all-round growth of a child. Lala Raghubir Singh was the spirit and the soul of the school. The primary founder of the school, he relentlessy worked for its improvement. He teamed up with Sardar Sobha Singh to build a legacy that continues till today in the pristine glory of the environment. This visionary’s zeal and implicit faith in his beliefs has showered the school with intellectuals who are, were and will be role-models for generations to come. His watchword was “EDUCATION IS WHAT EDUCATION DOES”.

Sardar Sobha Singh was also involved in the construction of numerous famous buildings in Delhi. His own two sons, Bhagwant Singh and Khushwant Singh also studied here. He continued to be actively involved in the activities of the school and helped expand it in the true spirit of a ‘GURUKUL’.

Mrs. Kamala Bose takes the pride of place in leading her students from the front as the first Principal of the school.

The presiding deity, Goddess Saraswati stands testimony to this noble venture and the day starts with paying obeisance to the chiselled statue that showers blessings on its wards! VIVA LA MODERN !

 
 
 
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