The Hon’ble bench comprising of Hon’ble justice Raja Vijayaraghavan directed that “State must look into grievances projected by students about deprivation of education in this writ petition.”
It is further directed that “high court be informed of the prospects of putting up a website with the assistance of state it mission, for the students to get registered themselves so that NGO’s/NRI/SRI’s/companies/individuals could voluntarily contribute for purchase electronic gadgets to help them attend the online classes”
In the case here in a writ petition was filed to seek directions against the respondents here to take urgent steps to impart education.
The petitioners in the writ petition are school children who are represented by their parents who have approached the high court with the contention that they don’t have access to digital facilities because of their weak economic conditions like many of their students in India to enable them to pursue education, which is now being conducted online.
It is further argued that the many students who are from economically weaker sections and disadvantaged groups are not able to access online classes because of no access to smartphones, laptops, and the internet.
Moreover supporting their arguments, they have Highlighted that they have the right to education under Article 21 A of the constitution of India and also act 35 of 2009.