Right to Education mandates EWS student is not made to pay "even a penny" to get herself educated: Madras High Court

Justice M Dhandapani said the State cannot shirk responsibility by claiming that the Act provides for the reimbursement of a child's tuition fee alone.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court recently held that the State government must bear all costs, including the expenses on books, study material etc., incurred by a child belonging to the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) admitted to school under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act.

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