SOCIAL JURIST 478,479 Western Wing,
A, Civil Rights Group Tis Hazari Courts New Delhi-110054
The Director of Education,
Govt of NCT of Delhi,
Old Secretariat Building,
Civil Lines, Delhi -110054
17, April, 2012
Sub: - Govt. School denies Report Card to Class IX student for want of Medical Report
It is not only shocking but also makes mockery of Right to Education in the capital city of India that the Principal of Govt. run Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya, Burari Delhi-110084 has denied Report Card to Class IX passed student Km. Saloni d/o Sh. Raj Kumar, House No. 111 Khasra No. 180, Mukundpur Village, Delhi-110042 (M- 9810864241) on the alleged ground that Km. Saloni has failed to obtain a medical certificate from a private medical practitioner. A complaint dated 16.04.2012 by her father Sh. Raj Kumar addressed to the undersigned is enclosed hereto.
It is brought to your notice that the Principal of the aforementioned school in the last 3-4 months had been forcing almost every student to obtain medical certificate from nearby private practitioner on payment of Rs. 200-300 per student. However, the parent of Km. Saloni objected to it and even brought this fact through Sh. Ashok Agarwal Advocate, to the notice of Sh. R.P Yadav, Deputy Director of Education of the area who told that the Principal was doing wrong in forcing students to part with on average of Rs. 250 each for obtaining medical certificate from a private practitioner when the same was not required. Sh. R.P Yadav had also assured Mr. Agarwal that the Principal of the school would no more ask any student to obtain medical certificate from a private practitioner. It appears that the Principal of the school is very adamant in forcing students to illegally partwith Rs. 200-300 per student for obtaining medical certificate which has no basis.
There are around 2000 students in the school. It appears that the Principal of the school is in collusion with the private Doctor to make illegal money in the aforesaid manner. Such a conduct on the part of the Principal tantamount to serious misconduct. She has been harassing all the students including Km. Saloni for no justification and with some malafide intention.
It is therefore, requested that necessary action may be initiated against the Principal of Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya, Burari Delhi-110084 for her aforesaid undesirable conduct. It is also requested that the Principal may be directed to forthwith handover the report card of class IX to Km. Saloni.
Ashok Agarwal, Advocate
Advisor, Social Jurist