Madras HC refuses to stay online classes in Tamilnadu 


Chennai: With educational institutions resorting to online classes due to the ongoing Covid-19 induced lockdown, the Madras High Court today refused to to ban them.

When a public interest litigation seeking a ban on online classes came up for hearing today, the State government informed the court that it would release rules and regulations for online classes before 15 July.

Following this, the case was adjourned to 20 July for further hearing. Already Tamilnadu School Education Minister K A Sangottain had said a policy for online education would be prepared after consulting Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

Speaking to the media, he had also said it would take a long time for the schools to reopen in the State due to the pandemic situation.