English as medium of instruction in school cannot be thrust upon children: Rajasthan High Court
Rajasthan HC, Jodhpur bench

English as medium of instruction in school cannot be thrust upon children: Rajasthan High Court

The decision of the State to convert a Hindi medium school to an English medium one without the backing of any valid law, was held to be violative of Articles 14 and 19 of the Constitution.

The Rajasthan High Court recently held that the rights of a school and its students to receive education in Hindi are protected under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution and cannot be diluted in the absence of a valid legislation [School Development Management Committee v. State of Rajasthan].

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