Rule of providing free books illegal: Private schools to HC

The association of private schools in the capital Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the rule under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act of providing free books and uniforms to poor students studying in private schools.

HP approves Right of Children to Free, Compulsory Education Act

Besides free education, the Act, which will cover every child in the age group of 6 to 14 years , also provides banning rustication and torture.