In Punjab Private School Organization v. Union of India and Ors., Civil Writ Petition No. 7770 of 2014, order dated 25.04.2014, the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh dismissed the petition filed under Art.
Freedom of speech is the most important freedom in any democracy, without which, it would be impossible to reach at political truths in public life. It is explicitly recognized as a fundamental right under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution of India.
Recently, a Single Judge in Shaheed Udham Singh Smarak v Suman Lata and Ors, W.P.(C) Nos. 3723 of 2012 and 193 of 2011, in the High Court of Delhi, judgment dated 9 Sep. 2013 held that the termination of teacher/employees of any school- whether recognized or unrecognized, can be appealed before the DST under Section 8(3) of the Delhi School Education Act 1973 (‘Act’).