The Haryana State Legal Service Authority (HALSA), along with State’s Education Department, is making serious efforts to strengthen the education system as they have finally decided to start legal literacy clubs in all private schools, colleges, and technical institutions.
Told by an official from HALSA, these legal literacy clubs are meant to provide advanced legal literacy to youth and students. In this regard, legal lessons will be introduced in curriculum of schools and colleges from the coming academic year.
Going by numbers, till now around 1544 schools and 171 colleges are already operating these legal clubs, told by Justice A K Sikri, Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court while speaking in a function at Judicial Courts Complex, Ambala yesterday. The patron-in-chief of HALSA, Justice Sikri is quite confident of this move and the success of legal literacy clubs. These clubs will play a major role in instilling the legal knowledge among the students from an early age.
To strengthen this system and the move, Justice Sikri also invited the education departments of different states to include these legal lessons their educational curriculum.