‘Disposes of litigation’
The High Court Wednesday directed the government authorities to take all necessary steps in order to ensure that Jammu and Kashmir Regulation of Private Tuition Centers Rules of 2010, are implemented on ground.
The court while closing down the PIL, directed the concerned authorities to ensure that the grievance, as agitated in the petition, is redressed at the earliest in accordance with the series of directions passed by it from time to time besides having regard to the report of the Judges Committee.
The division bench comprising of Justices Ali Mohammad Magrey and Dhiraj Singh Thakur, passed the direction after hearing the submission of counsel, senior Additional Advocate General, B.A Dar representing respondents.
Dar submitted that government is taking all the efforts to redress the grievance projected in the litigation in accordance with the directions issued by the court and the report of the Judges Committee constituted for the purpose.
Earlier, the litigation was filed by Human Rights Activist, Mohammad Ahsan Untoo, seeking regulating the working and functioning of tuition centers operating in Jammu and Kashmir.
The petition states that the owners of Tuition Centers are not complying with the Jammu and Kashmir Regulation of Private Tuition Centre’s Rules of 2010 which were notified by Government on April 30, 2010.
“Time and again, repeated directions were passed by the court regarding implementation of the Rules of 2010 by the owners of the tuition Centers operational in JK.