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A lawyer by qualification with a keen interest in geopolitics and theology, Karmanye Thadani is a freelance writer based in New Delhi, having co-authored the books ‘India and China: Negotiating Spaces in the Narratives’ and ‘The Right to Self-Determination of Pakistan’s Baloch: Can Balochistan Go the Kosovo Way?’. He had contributed to OpIndia as a Guest Author, back in 2015, before the 'My Voice on OpIndia' initiative had started. A staunch critic of Islamism (right-wing political Islam) and regulatory bottlenecks stifling entrepreneurship, he formerly worked as a research associate in a leading Delhi-based public policy think-tank, the Centre for Civil Society (CCS), where he did research on the access to primary education in India. He was selected to participate in the Times Now 'Youth Parliament' on Foreign Policy in 2013, which was moderated by Arnab Goswami and Maroof Raza.
"In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage – to know who we are and where we have come...
The article discusses the possibility of reforms in the Right to Education (RTE) Act, especially in the context of strengthening the National and State Child Rights Commissions.