SC to hear pleas on school children's safety

ANI | Updated: Jan 23, 2018 06:56 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Tuesday will hear pleas seeking direction for a comprehensive set of guidelines for the safety and security of the school children across the country.

These pleas were filed in the apex court after Pradyuman Thakur, a Class II student of Gurugram's Ryan International School, was brutally murdered inside the school premises last year.

The apex court had ordered a compilation of norms formulated by the Centre and states for its consideration.

The top court had asked all states and union territories to file a response on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), seeking guidelines to ensure safety and security of school children across the country, the deadline of which is today.

So far, three states -- Haryana, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh -- have filed their responses in the case. (ANI)