Unvaccinated children won’t be allowed to enter schools: Haryana Health minister
Haryana government made a controversial order denying education right to the children if they are not vaccinated when schools are reopening. Elected government has not right to infringe the education right of the children
Chandigarh: Haryana government has denied the right to education of the Children as its Health Minister Anil Vij said that students will not be allowed to enter the schools when they reopen if they are not vaccinated.
The minister has issued the instruction during meeting with officials, Minister has urged the parents to get their children vaccinated before schools are reopened.
The instruction of the health minister has been widely criticized by all as it violates the fundamental rights of the people.
During the Covid review meeting, Minister has said that all the parents of children between 15 to 18 years of age to get their wards vaccinated at the earliest, as when the schools open, those who have not been vaccinated will not be allowed to enter the school, an official statement said.
Over 15 lakh children in Haryana between 15-18 years of age are eligible to get the Covid vaccine and vaccination for this age group started on January 3. With the state witnessing big surges in Covid cases, Mr Vij said two nodal officers will be appointed for each district, out of which one officer will monitor arrangements at the government hospitals and the other in private ones, NDTV reported.
Children in the age group pf 15 to 18 years will not be allowed to enter schools when they reopen.Parents are requested to get their wards vaccinated to ensure their protection from COVID— ANIL VIJ MINISTER HARYANA (@anilvijminister) January 15, 2022