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PIL demands special educators in state schools

DNDEL10390 | 10/12/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :203 | Education & Careers

A fight by Mamata Devi, to get Delhi government and MCD schools to appoint special educators for her two mentally challenged sons, has now snowballed into a fight by several students who are now demanding the same for themselves.
Justice Indermeet Kaur converted a petition filed by Mamata Devi into a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) after holding that it was not the problem of just the two, but one with thousands of students who are not getting special educators in state-run and MCD schools. The court, while converting this into a PIL, sent the matter to the bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Harishankar who will now hear the matter on October 23.
The petition, filed through advocate Ashok Agarwal, had alleg
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