Society for Unaided Private Schools of Rajasthan v. Union of India and Another

Citation:

(2012) 6 SCC, Writ Petition (C) No. 95 of 2010

Link:

https://indiankanoon.org/doc/154958944/

Summary:

This case illustrates the obligations of the state to protect and fulfil the right to education, even when it is being delivered by private actors. It also upholds the responsibility of private actors to respect human rights, particularly the rights to equality and non-discrimination, and adhere to minimum educational standards established by the state. This case also upholds the rights minority groups to establish their schools and protect their culture by determining that the school population quotas could not be enforced in private minority schools.

Abidjan Principles:

Overarching Principle 1, Overarching Principle 3, Overarching Principle 4, Guiding Principle 9, Guiding Principle 10, Guiding Principle 11, Guiding Principle 13, Guiding Principle 14, Guiding Principle17, Guiding Principle 19, Guiding Principle 23, Guiding Principle 25, Guiding Principle 26, Guiding Principle 47, Guiding Principle 48, Guiding Principle 51, Guiding Principle 52, Guiding Principle 54, Guiding Principle 55

Country:

India

Court:

Supreme Court of India

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