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HC to hear plea against DoE order to shut down 7 schools

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has sought the response of the Centre and the Delhi government on a plea seeking to quash an order of the state's education department, alleging an attempt to shut down seven schools in central district, running successfully in the garb of 'merger and re-structure'.
Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued a notice to the Department of Education (DoE) of Delhi, and the Centre and fixed the matter for further hearing on July 27. However, during the course of the hearing, the Delhi government counsel told the court that they have withdrawn certain parts of the concerned order.
The plea, filed a lawyer-activist Yusuf Naqi, said that as per a reply obtained through RTI, the reason behind such closure or merger of schools was fewer enrollments.
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