Union Cabinet clears Right to Education Bill

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Right to Education
New Delhi, Jun 3: The Union Cabinet on Thursday, Jun 2, cleared the long awaited Right to Free Education bill. The bill reserves 25 pc of seats for the under privileged students.

According to the bill, the state shall provide free and compulsory education to all the children of the age of 6 to 14 years. The government also plans to present the bill in the month-long budget session of the parliament.

"The bill was approved by the previous government, (and) was put up before the new cabinet today and was okayed," an official told the news agencies.

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