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Court delay could deny children in India to free education say activists

Children’s free education in jeopry

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A court in the Indian state of Rajasthan has refused to hear a petition against a state government order that could deny tens of thousands of children their right to free education, dealing a blow to activists’ efforts to reverse the order. Rajasthan state issued an order last month that only children from families classified as Below the Poverty Line, and those belonging to backward castes and tribes, could apply to study in a private school under the Right to Education Act. The order would deny more than 300,000 children the right to free private-school education in the state, activists…

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