SC to resume its hearing on nursery admissions issue today

The Supreme court on Monday will resume its hearing on the issue of nursery admissions in the national capital.

Last Updated: May 05, 2014, 08:42 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The Supreme court on Monday will resume its hearing on the issue of nursery admissions in the national capital, two days aftyer it had said any relief to students under the transfer category would be available only to those who have knocked on the doors of the high court and the apex court till Thursday (May 1, 2014).

The SC bench headed by Justice HL Dattu, Justice MY Eqbal and Justice SA Bobde on Friday had sought the list of parents who had till Thursday (May 1, 2014) moved the apex court and the high court for seeking admission under the transfer category.
Senior Advocate Raju Ramachandran, appearing for the Department of Education, submitted that after consideration and consultation with the major schools it was not possible to increase the number of seats by 5 to 6 for the inter-state transfer category.
The apex court had on April 11 put nursery admissions on hold again in Delhi schools after it put a halt on the operation of the high court`s April 3 interim order directing that those children who applied and were selected in draw of lot for neighbourhood and other categories, be admitted.