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Why lenience for two groups?: Public interest litigation

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | VUJJINI VAMSHIDHARA
Published Jul 21, 2019, 2:01 am IST
Updated Jul 21, 2019, 2:01 am IST
The petitioner submitted that the college buildings of the two groups had no permission from the fire and sanitary departments.
Telangana High Court
 Telangana High Court

Hyderabad: A public interest litigation (PIL) petition filed in the Telangana High Court seeks a direction to the state government to hold a detailed inquiry into the alleged irregularities committed by the Sri Chaitanya and Narayana educational institutions in running their colleges against the norms.

Mr D. Rajesh, a social worker from Medchal district, alleged in the petition that the management of the two institutions had ‘managed’ the officials to tun the colleges as per their whims.

 

He submitted that the college buildings of the two groups had no permission from the fire and sanitary departments. Though they had no basic infrastructure, the Sri Chaitanya group had permission to run 45 and and the Narayana group 46.

The petitioner said that their students were overburdened and made to study 16 hours a day without proper sleep and they were slipping into depression and some of them were committing suicide as a result.

The erstwhile AP government had constituted the Nirada Reddy committee to probe into the complaints registered against these institutions. It had recommended that the students should be made to study for nine hours and that they should be provided games and other activities. Those recommendation are not being followed by any of the colleges, he said.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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