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Sharad seeks commission to review school education

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

member and senior JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav today sought a court-monitored probe into the of a Gurgaon school boy and also asked the Union to set up a commission to end "double education" policy governing schools.

Yadav the parents of the 7-year-old boy, who was found murdered inside Gurgaon-based Ryan International School, at their residence and pitched for an overall review of school education policy.

He said private schools have flourished under political protection and claimed that the management of the private school under the scanner in the case has had links with different political parties.

"The agenda of many private schools is business. They defy all norms and breed discrimination in society. I demand that the set up a commission to put an end to this double education policy governing our schools," he said.

Expressing his deep sympathies with the parents, Varun and Thakur, he said they have sought a fair probe.

"There should be a court-monitored probe," he said.

Another MP from Bihar, Pappu Yadav, who had the victim's parents- who hail from the same state- recently, echoed similar views and said recommendations of Kothari commission should be implemented.

He accused private schools of "profiteering" and asked the to come out with regulations to check them.

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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 18:22 IST