New Delhi, Oct 10 (PTI) The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Wednesday issued a notice to the head of an NDMC-run school accused of segregating students on the basis of religion. Also Read - Delhi: 5 injured in Fire at JJ Camp Locality, Rescue Operations Underway

The DCPCR, in a statement, said such a segregation can have an ill-effect on holistic learning and development of students and also negatively impact the social fabric of the country. Also Read - Coronavirus: Another Day of Low Spike in Delhi, 1,246 New Cases Today

The body also asked the school authorities to immediately dissolve the sections and not shuffle it on the basis of religion. Also Read - COVID Patients With no Facility at Home Should Visit Govt Centre, Says Delhi LG; Revokes Earlier Order

The DCPCR has asked them to tell the reason behind shuffling students on the basis of their religion.

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) on Wednesday evening suspended the incharge of its school after it came to light that there was “segregation” of Hindu and Muslims students into different sections.

The primary school falls in Wazirabad area of north Delhi and administered by the NDMC. The area comes under the Civil Lines Zone of the civic body.

All municipal corporation-run schools in Delhi are till primary level.

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