Right to Access Internet is fundamental right, Kerala High Court

Bar & Bench September 19 2019

The Kerala High Court today held that right to have access to internet is part of the right to education as well as right to privacy under Article 21 of the Constitution of India fundamental right under the Constitution. It, therefore, struck down Hostel Rules enacted by Sree Narayana College in Kozhikode, Kerala which had prohibited inmates of Girls hostel from using mobile phones between 6 pm and 10 pm.

The judgment was delivered by Justice PV Asha in a petition filed by an undergraduate student at . . .

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