PM Modi's comment on Mother Tongue at Mann Ki Baat is a set back to Jagan's govt
The AP government has decided to make English medium compulsory in public schools.
The AP government has decided to make English medium compulsory in public schools. A notification has been issued to introduce the English Medium from the 2020-21 academic year to the 1st to 8th grade, the class II to the 10 to 2021-22 academic year, and the tenth grade in 2022-23. On the other hand, Modi made critical comments to on the decision. Prime Minister given special attention to mother-tongue at the 'Man Ki Baat' event.
Modi recalls that the United Nations Council has also recognized the importance of mother tongues and therefore declares this year an 'International Mother Tongue Year'. The efforts of the Rang people in the Uttarakhand region of Daruchula to protect their spoken language 'Ranglo' is commendable. Up to ten thousand people are known to have formed WhatsApp groups and are very involved in language development. Modi suggested that this should be an inspiration to all and that they should start using their language and their slang.
Narendra Modi has said that if the language is ignored, it does not make sense to develop. On the other hand, Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan also tweeted in this regard and asked how YCP groups would respond to Modi's comments.