Yes, the right to education law puts a duty on parents or guardians to admit their child or ward to elementary neighbourhood school. 1 However, the aim of the law is to put a moral obligation on the parents to send children to school and not to compel them to do the same. Consequently, no penal provisions exist for contravention of this obligation. 2
- Section 10, The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
- The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.