Online Classes, Karnataka HC
Online Classes, Karnataka HC
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If some schools want to impart education via online classes, what is the state's problem? Karnataka HC in plea against ban on online classes

The Court made the suggestion while dealing with a batch of petitions challenging the move to ban online classes for primary school students in the state.

Rintu Mariam Biju

The Karnataka High Court today asked the state government to immediately consider allowing conduct of online classes for primary school students, till a committee of experts submits its report on the issue.

The Court made the suggestion while dealing with a batch of petitions challenging the move to ban online classes for students in classes from lower KG to class five.

The Bench of Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Nataraj Rangaswamy stated,

"The state government will consider permitting online education for limited hours till process of consultation by the committee is completed and appropriate decision is taken..."

Karnataka High Court

While pulling up the state government for its failure to come up with an effective solution to allow online classes, the Court opined,

"Prima facie, we are of the view that by passing a blanket order, the State could not have prevented the schools' online classes."

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