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Minority school moves to HC against RTE admissions

DNAHM128034 | 5/18/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :333 | Education & Careers



The Gujarat High Court on Friday sought a response from the state education department after a minority school moved the court alleging that the state government is exerting pressure on it to grant admissions to poor children under the Right to Education (RTE) Act. The single-judge bench of Justice Biren Vaishnav issued notice to officials of the education department directing them to file their reply in the case by June 21.
The petitioner trust, Kachchh Christian Charitable Trust, which operates St Andrews School, has challenged the May 10 order of the district primary education officer (DPEO) by which the school was directed to admit students under RTE. It is the contention of the school that it is a minority institution and t
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