Tamil Nadu Rejects NEP's Three-Language Formula, to Continue Dual Language Policy
Chief minister E.K. Palaniswami described the three-language formula in the New Education Policy as 'painful and saddening', asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reconsider it.
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday rejected the Centre’s three-language formula proposed in the new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and said there will not be any deviation from the two-language policy being followed in the state.
Taking strong exception to the proposal for the three-language formula in the NEP, chief minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami who chaired a cabinet meeting at the Secretariat here, said the state has been following the two-language policy for several decades and there will be no change in it.
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PTI/ TheWire.in, 3 August, 2018, https://thewire.in/government/tamil-nadu-rejects-nep-three-language-formula-e-k-palaniswami-narendra-modi