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The legal metrology department (LMD) on Thursday registered a case against a private school for selling text books inside the school premises in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

An official said that a joint team of Revenue, Legal Metrology and Food Safety headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora conducted inspection of various schools in Bandipora town.

“During inspection, Eaglets Public School Bandipora was found involved in selling of text books inside the school premises. The team seized the books in bulk and also registered a case against the school authorities,” he said.

Earlier the government had directed private school institutions not to compel parents to buy books and uniform from the school or from any specific shops. The booksellers have also been warned not to sell books on exorbitant rates.