No coercive action against students who have not paid fees if Schools have insisted on 100% fee payment: Calcutta HC

In an interim order passed last month, the Court had directed that students need to only pay 80% of school fees by July 31. On Monday, the Court was told that some schools are still insisting on 100% payment of the fee.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court yesterday refused a prayer for further relaxation in the payment school fees amid the pandemic which would have been a deviation from the Court's earlier directions issued in July (Vineet Ruia v. State of West Bengal).

The Bench of Justices Sanjib Banerjee and Moushumi Bhattacharya was hearing a petition seeking discounts on school fees in view of reduced maintenance expenditure during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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