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Right to Education: Where is Media’s Proactive Role?

Author - Alok Srivastava | Published - 2012

In Delhi, a large proportion of the families belonging to socio economically poor and marginalised section of the society are unaware of the provision under the Section 12 of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, which mandates reservation of 25 per cent of the entry-level seats in private schools. This Article explains how media can boost awareness about the RTE Act and make the deprived population aware about their rights.