Mysore University: Talk on Inequities in Access to Education – Prof. Haragopal

January 2, 2015

This talk was given by Prof. Haragopal in Mysore University during the All India Forum for Right to Education’s Yatra in November. The yatra in Karnataka was organised by Samana Shikshana Vedike, a movement initiated by Karnataka Janashakti.

In this talk, Prof. Haragopal highlights the economics, political and social shifts that have led to growth in inequities in access to education. He also highlights the necessity of a mass movement to bring in the common school system to protect education and democratic values in the society and why the demand for a common school system should be taken seriously, especially by the left.