Nishank’s clarification, by means of 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 wanting ahead to the steering 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.
பொன் ராதாகிருஷ்ணன் ஜி, தமிழ்நாட்டில் தேசிய கல்விக் கொள்கை (NEP)-ஐ நடைமுறைப்படுத்துவதற்கான உங்கள் வழிகாட்டலை எதிர்பார்க்கிறோம். மத்திய அரசு, எந்தவொரு மாநிலத்தின் மீதும் எந்த மொழியையும் திணிக்காது என்பதை மீண்டும் வலியுறுத்த விரும்புகிறேன். https://t.co/YtiRZXtCpf
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) August 2, 2020
The M Okay Stalin-led DMK and lots of opposition events in Tamil Nadu have opposed NEP and desire a overview 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 struggle in opposition to it by becoming a member of fingers with like-minded political events and Chief Ministers of different states.
The reforms weren’t a new training coverage however “a glossy coat on the old oppressive Manusmriti,” he stated.
Meanwhile, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Sunday termed the NEP as “chaotic” and stated it has a number of unanswered questions stating that it seeks to impose Hindi on non Hindi talking States.
Brushing apart the coverage as ‘unacceptable’ for the union territory, the CM stated, “What is relevant for northern States cannot be taken as suitable for the southern states.”
Charging the Centre with in search of to “impose” Sanskrit by means of NEP, he additionally stated it was fomenting ‘confusion’.
Narayanasamy stated that his authorities would quickly enlist the views of all sections and would maintain a gathering with the Ministers, legislators and teachers to register their opinion on the NEP.
“Puducherry has five languages recognised as official languagues-Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, French and English. This was in line with the geographical locations of the regions-Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam-constituting the Union Territory besides adopting English,” he stated.
Teaching as much as class 5 in mom tongue or regional language, decreasing the stakes of board exams, a single regulator for increased training establishments aside from legislation and medical faculties are a part of the sweeping reforms within the coverage.
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