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Writ petition in High Court against Government order

Published: 13th September 2012 12:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th September 2012 12:11 PM   |  A+A-

A Government order dated February 21 this year of the School Education Department, which prevented the students of CBSE schools from participating in sports event organised or sponsored by the State government, has been challenged in the Madras High Court. When the writ petition from B Abinash of Adyar praying for a direction to the State authorities to permit him to participate in all the school level sports events for selection for the Tamil Nadu State team including the School Games Federation of India (SGFI) and other sports meets conducted by the central government came before Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar, Additional Government Pleader P Sanjay Gandhi took notice.

The GO said that following an earlier direction from the high court, the government had formed a committee, headed by the School Education Director, to decide on the issue. And the committee submitted its report, based on which the decision to debar CBSE students had been taken.

The GO added that if the State board students were permitted to take part in the sports events organised from cluster to national level by the CBSE, the same would be reciprocated.

Ordering notice to the SGFI and to the CBSE, the judge adjourned the matter by four weeks.



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