Tamil Nadu firm on bilingual policy, will not go back on it: CM Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu firm on bilingual policy, will not go back on it: CM Palaniswami

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu authorities was agency On following two-language policy–of Tamil and English– within the state and won’t return on it, Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami stated on Wednesday.

Responding to opposition DMK within the state Assembly on the New Education Policy (NEP), he stated the federal government would take a stand on it based mostly on the suggestions of the 2 professional committees constituted by the federal government to advise on the coverage response on all thrust areas of the coverage, topic to Tamil Nadu persevering with with its two-language coverage.

“Already two expert committees have been formed and they are on the task.We will take a stand based on their recommendations. At that juncture, we will consider your suggestions also,” Palaniswami stated replying to chief of the opposition within the Assembly M Okay Stalin who moved a particular name consideration movement on NEP.

The three-language formulation in NEP 2020 unveiled by the Centre lately has discovered opposition in Tamil Nadu over alleged “Hindi imposition,” even because the ruling AIADMK has made it clear it is going to solely observe the 2 language system in vogue within the state for many years.

Contending that the NEP accords significance to Sanskrit and encourages the Hereditary Occupation System, Stalin demanded a particular sitting of the meeting to debate the NEP and cross a decision towards it.

He additionally identified {that a} ebook on herbs distributed to the members right now contained Hindi aside from Tamil and English. Responding, Health minister Dr C Vijaya Baskar stated the chief minister has made it clear {that a} bilingual coverage will likely be applied in Tamil Nadu.

On the Hindi textual content figuring within the ebook on herbs distributed to the MLAs by the well being division, the minister defined that the ebook was introduced out by the Union Ayush ministry.

School schooling minister Okay A Sengottaiyan identified {that a} letter has already been written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating that Tamil Nadu will observe the two-language coverage.

Later, the DMK members staged a walkout from the House after the Speaker declined to concede their demand for a particular sitting on NEP.