ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Hollowing Out the Right to Education

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 aims to ensure inclusive education by requiring private educational institutions to admit students of economically weaker sections as part of the fundamental right to education. However, the existence of the act has never been free of state government and judicial attempts to dilute its beneficial provisions. The latest attempt by the Karnataka state government, upheld by the state high court, threatens to nullify the provision completely.



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Updated On : 26th Jun, 2019

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