NEW DELHI, Dec. 7 -- The Delhi high court has sought the response of the Delhi government on a plea challenging the government's decision fixing the weight limit of school bags for students.

Justice C Hari Shankar also sought to know the stand of the Centre on the plea filed by Federation of Educational Publishers in India which has stated that the Delhi government's circular instructed schools to prescribe only NCERT, SCERT and CBSE books.

The court's order came while hearing the plea challenging the circular of the Delhi government issued on November 28 fixing the weight limit for the school bags.

Appearing for the petitioner, senior advocate Siddharth Luthra contended that the classification of fixing the weights of the school bags wa...