The Delhi High Court has issued a show-cause notice to the principal and chairman of a private school within the nationwide capital for disallowing two students from taking online classes over non-payment of fee.
A single-judge bench of Justice Pratibha M Singh, whereas listening to a contempt petition filed by the daddy of two students of the school on Friday, issued a show-cause notice and directed the principal and the chairperson to be a part of the listening to via video conferencing on August 7.
The bench, after listening to the element submission of the petitioner’s counsels, additionally requested why contempt motion be not initiated in opposition to the school for not complying with the courtroom’s order.
The father of the 2 students, in his contempt plea, said that he was not even permitted to deposit the fee online because the petitioner’s entry to the portal of the school had been blocked due to non-payment of fee from April 2020 until June 2020.
The counsel for the petitioner submitted that actually the examinations have additionally commenced and petitioner are additionally being disadvantaged of taking the said examinations. The High Court opined that the school ought to have instantly complied with the order.
Notably, the Delhi High Court had in its earlier order directed the school to the petitioner entry to the school portal instantly in order that the students can attend online classes.
“The petitioner shall deposit the fee in the school within one week. During this entire period, access to online classes shall not be stopped to the petitioner. The petitioner shall be permitted to participate in all the activities of the school which are being conducted through virtual/online classes without any hindrance whatsoever,” the sooner order had said.
The courtroom had additionally famous that “the careers of children is paramount” and directed that the school shall intimate the petitioner as to how a lot fee is payable up to date inside a interval of 1 week.