Manda­tory ed­u­ca­tion a good move

Down to Earth - - LETTERS - RAGHAVENDRA C G HAS­SAN

This is with re­gard to the write-up "Machi­avel­lian moves" (Jan­uary 16-31, 2015). The Ra­jasthan gov­ern­ment's leg­is­la­tion man­dat­ing that can­di­dates for the pan­chayat elec­tions must be lit­er­ate is a wel­come move. But be­fore bring­ing such a law, the gov­ern­ment should make sure that the op­por­tu­nity to re­ceive ed­u­ca­tion reaches ev­ery ru­ral house­hold.

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