Chennai, August 2
The Centre won’t impose any language on any state via the brand new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, Union Minister for Education Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank stated on Sunday.
Nishank’s clarification, via a tweet in Tamil, comes within the backdrop of opposition to NEP in Tamil Nadu on the grounds that the coverage allegedly imposed Hindi and Sanskrit.
In his tweet to former Union Minister from the state Pon Radhakrishnan, Nishank stated he was trying ahead to the steerage of the ex-central minister in implementing NEP in Tamil Nadu.
“I once again like to insist that the Central government will not impose any language on any state,” he stated.
The M Okay Stalin-led DMK and plenty of opposition events in Tamil Nadu have opposed NEP and need a assessment of the sweeping reforms it has proposed.
On Saturday, the DMK chief stated the coverage was an try at alleged imposition of Hindi and Sanskrit and vowed to combat in opposition to it by becoming a member of arms with like-minded political events and Chief Ministers of different states.
The reforms weren’t a brand new training coverage however “a glossy coat on the old oppressive Manusmriti,” he stated. — PTI