Won’t impose any language on any state, says Pokhriyal

Chennai, August 2

The Centre won’t impose any language on any state by the brand new National Education Policy (NEP), 2020, Union Minister for Education Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank mentioned on Sunday.

Nishank’s clarification, by a tweet in Tamil, comes within the backdrop of opposition to the coverage 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 mentioned he was trying ahead to the steering of the previous Central minister in implementing the brand new coverage in Tamil Nadu.

“I once again like to insist that the Central government will not impose any language on any state,” he mentioned.

The MK Stalin-led DMK and plenty of opposition events in Tamil Nadu have opposed the coverage and need a evaluate of the sweeping reforms it has proposed.

On Saturday, the DMK chief mentioned the coverage was an try at alleged imposition of Hindi and Sanskrit and vowed to combat towards 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 schooling coverage, however “a glossy coat on the old oppressive Manusmriti”, he mentioned. — PTI

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