Manjunath Devappa Harijan, from Government Kuvempu Centenary Model Primary School in Kinnal village of Koppal district, made several unsuccessful representations of the school in search of a second set of uniforms consider that remaining yr.
The boy told TOI: “With incredible issue, my dad and mom controlled to get me a spare set, however they cannot afford this yr or each yr any further. My teachers assured me a second pair if the authorities allotted the uniform. That’s when I asked my dad and mom approximately, exploring alternatives of lodging a grievance with police over the authorities and school going back on its promise. Later, I learnt approximately public interest litigation.”
The boy’s father, Devappa Harijan, is a infant rights activist. “Though we discussed many alternatives, we failed to really need to pursue them in right earnest. But my son becomes determined – steadfast in his conviction that the judiciary will provide an answer – to take the PIL course. We agreed to his concept because it might help at the least 39 lakh college students of government colleges,” he said.
Education department resources stated the second set of uniforms was disbursed in June-July inside weeks of reopening after the summer wreck. The college uniforms have been allotted under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’s finances. At some point of a current go-to Kalaburagi as leader minister, HD Kumaraswamy had said he would ask schooling department officers to launch the second set of uniforms at once. Koppal deputy director of public training, Anitha Yeragolkar, pleaded ignorance approximately the PIL filed via the student. KG Jagadeesha, the commissioner of public preparation, Bengaluru, was now not available for remark.