Right to education – Birth right of children in India

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History has been a proof that the society can’t progress, prosper, flourish and live cohesively without adopting a systematic way of life. The real way of imbibing, absorbing and following on such things is to be educated as it teaches us a way of life, gives respect, honor and showcases positivity. An educated mass works towards creating a favorable, optimistic and likewise society where people have concerns for each other work towards doing their bit in creating a flourishing society through working with their respective professions. You can very well imagine a society where each and every single one of the individual is directly building a new India through their work. Other than that, a society with no aim, objective to pass their lives won’t prosper for sure and infact create a negative society by indulging in anti-social activities. Yes, that’s the beauty of education and how it readily changes the very social fabric of any society.

This is where the role of education comes into play and the respective governments have infact realized the same and working towards ensuring it too.

What exactly is Right to Education?

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“Right of Children to free and compulsory Education Act commonly known as “Right to Education Act” is the law passed by the Parliament of India on August 4th, 2009. It is a wonderful initiative started by Government for molding the future of the country. As a result, all the children from 6 to 14 years of age are to get compulsory education under article 21 A of the Indian constitution. Yes, for the same, different government schools become the centre of attraction where teachers through their skills, expertise teach the students.

The scheme is indeed quite a wonderful practice for making a bright future of the country.

It was basically implemented after the rising reports of various incidences of children working in hotels, restaurants, factories as well as houses.

They were subjected to lots of torture and their future seemed to be bleak for them. Something had to be done and as a result, with great thinking, strategy and taking opinions from different leaders, there was indeed a unanimous decision which was taken out in 2009.

What does Right To Education basically signify?

Right To Education ensures that it is basically the birth right of all the children in India between 6 and 14 years to get education. Yes, no one can deny them this prestige and the guardians / elders are bound by this law to send their children to school. The move is basically taken for those parents / guardians who in the lure of strengthening the financial condition of their house often send their children to work, thereby denying them their basic right, which shouldn’t be the case. Parents are supposed to be more responsible towards their children.

Final thoughts

Right to Education (RTE) is a stepping stone for building a prosperous country. Let us work together as together we can make a pleasant difference to the future of our country who needs us, in such an important phase of their lives.