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Edu body fights for the rights of RTE students

DNMUM418038 | 7/12/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :195 | Education & Careers



Anudanit Shiksha Bachao Samiti staged a protest in front of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) education department at Dadar on Wednesday. The samiti alleged that the department is not taking action on schools that refuse free books, uniforms, and admission to students admitted under Right to Education (RTE) 25 per cent quota. According to the Samiti, the department is also not considering the mother’s income certificate in case the fathers are not earning. While the admissions of the second round of RTE lottery are still going on, anxious parents protested outside the BMC education department over the delay in RTE admission process. Sudhir Paranjpe, co-convenor of Samiti, said, “The department is only considering father’s i
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