hc orders private schools to give free books and uniforms to poor children
High Court of Delhi has directed the government to ensure that private schools in the city reimburse the money spent by poor kids on uniforms and books.The court has also ordered that henceforth all private schools must comply with the rules and provide free books and uniforms to students belonging to the poor sections of the society. In case, these students have to buy uniforms and books from outside, the schools should reimburse the same. The rules also include that all schools should provide more facilities to these kids, and no discrimination should be tolerated between rich and poor kids. The court has also asked the government to revise the reimbursement rates. The orders were issued by Justice Kailash Gambhir.