SC judgement on education Act discussed

Professor Virendra Kumar, former Director (Academics), Chandigarh Judicial Academy critically examined the constitutional perspective of the right to free and compulsory education as given under the Act of 2009 in the light of the recent three-Judge Bench Judgment of the Supreme Court.

He threw light on the judgement in a special lecture on 'The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education: Trials and Tribulation in its Realization' organised by the ICSSR North-Western Regional Centre, PU.

1 more dies of swine flu

Swine flu claimed another victim on Monday after a 34-year-old patient from Yamuna Nagar in Haryana, died at the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32 on Monday.

Ganga Ram, who had been admitted to the Government Medical College and Hospital since December 31, tested positive for swine flu on January 4. He died at the hospital.

The death toll in the city has now reached four including one patient from the city.

Three new swine flu cases were admitted to PGI on Sunday and now the total number of swine flu cases in the city has touched 22, out of which eight are from Chandigarh.

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