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Child rights body issues notice to school head on Hindu-Muslim segregation of students

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Wednesday issued a notice to the of an NDMC-run school accused of segregating students on the basis of religion.

The DCPCR, in a statement, said such a segregation can have an ill-effect on holistic learning and development of students and also negatively impact the social fabric of the country.

The body also asked the school authorities to immediately dissolve the sections and not shuffle it on the basis of religion.

The DCPCR has asked them to tell the reason behind shuffling students on the basis of their religion.

The North Municipal Corporation (NDMC) on Wednesday evening suspended the incharge of its school after it came to light that there was "segregation" of Hindu and Muslims students into different sections.

The primary school falls in Wazirabad area of north and administered by the The area comes under the Civil Lines Zone of the civic body.

All municipal corporation-run schools in Delhi are till primary level.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 21:20 IST