Unaided schools need not provide free education to disadvantaged children if govt schools exist in vicinity: Karnataka HC

Aditya AK June 4 2019
fourth saturday

The Karnataka High Court has upheld an amendment by the state government precluding unaided schools from providing free education to underprivileged children, provided there exist aided or government schools in the vicinity.

The judgment was passed by a Bench of Justices L Narayanaswamy and PS Dinesh Kumar in a batch of writ petitions challenging the amendment to Rule 4 of the Karnataka Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Rules, 2012.

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