Delhi High Court, free winter uniforms to its poor students, Justice Manmohan

On Friday, The Delhi High Court asked an unaided private school to offer winter uniform free of cost to all those kids that belong to economically weaker section that study in the school.

Justice Manmohan ordered this on the petition of nine EWS children who study at Vidya Bharti School. The petitioners told to the court that they are unable to buy study materials, expensive books and uniforms because they are poor and this is stopping them from getting the quality education.

They also pleaded that if they are provided such facilities, they will entitle to same as Right to Education Act and Delhi Right to Education Rules. Advocate Khagesh Jha filed this petition on the behalf of the children, school and the Directorate of Education (DoE).