On Thursday, the Punjab unit of AAP government immediately called for the rollback on the fee hike by the private schools in the state.
On this issue a delegation of AAP legislation, met with the governor of Punjab, VP Singh, and raised their voice against the schools which are charging heavy fees from the students despite the directions from court and state government.After meeting with the governor the AAP delegation addressed the media where they said that schools are not only charging heavy fees in name of annual fees but they are also looting the guardians in the name of re-admission fee, books and school uniforms.
"The schools are violating the guidelines of government and the hon'ble court. The action of private schools is a clear violation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, which has not being implemented by a state government" the delegation said.
The delegation also raised other problems which are being faced by the people of the state which included relief to the farmers from farmer loan, deteriorating law and order situation in Punjab and scams by the chit-fund companies.
"The Congress party, in its election manifesto, promised to provide relief to farmers by waiving off the farmers' loan, but no relief in any form has been provided to farmers till date," the delegation said.
As far as law and order situation is concerned in Punjab, it is going from bad to worst, delegation added.