LMD registers case against Bandipora school for selling textbooks

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The legal metrology department on Thursday registered a case against a private school for selling textbooks inside the school premises in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
An official said that a joint team of Revenue, Legal Metrology and Food Safety headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora conducted inspection of various schools in Bandipora town.
“During inspection, Eaglets Public School Bandipora was found involved in the selling of textbooks inside the school premises. The team seized the books in bulk and also registered a case against the school authorities,” he said.
Earlier the government had directed private schools not to compel parents to buy books and uniform from the school or from any specific shops. The booksellers have also been warned not to sell books on exorbitant rates.

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