Vinod Dua discusses discusses a boys’ school in Wazirabad run by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) that segregated its students into different sections based on their religious identity. The official who is in charge of administration claimed the decision was taken to ensure “peace, discipline and a good environment.”
He also discusses about environmentalist G.D. Agarwal’s death while he was on fast to save the Ganga. Agarwal, who had been on a fast to ‘save the Ganga’ since June 22, died on Thursday. A former faculty member at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Agarwal had given up drinking water on October 9 and was in a hospital in Rishikesh. He breathed his last at around 1:30 pm.