Why the Bar Council of India is threatening to gherao Parliament over the Higher Education Bill, 2018

Aditya AK July 19 2018
BCI Chairman

In June this year, the Union Government’s Ministry of Human Resource Development prepared a Draft Bill to repeal the University Grants Commission Act. The Higher Education (Repeal of University Grants Commission Act) Act 2018 aims to promote uniform development of instruction in higher educational institutions.

To this end, the Centre has mooted the formation of a Higher Education Commission of India (HECI), which will oversee higher education in universities across India. In effect, this move could change the way law universities in India are . . .

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