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Explained: The controversy around 3-language policy and 'Hindi imposition'

Draft of a new education policy released by the Centre came under fire from Opposition parties who alleged that it proposes to 'impose Hindi' on non-Hindi speaking states

Hindi Language  |  Education Policy  |  National Education Policy

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Draft New Educational Policy 2019 being submitted to the Hon'ble Minister for HRD by the Drafting Committee | Photo: Twitter@HRDMinistry
Draft New Educational Policy 2019 being submitted to the Hon'ble Minister for HRD by the Drafting Committee | Photo: Twitter@HRDMinistry

Draft of a new released by the Centre has made Hindi the centre of a controversy. Among several proposals made in the draft National (NEP), the one clause that came under fire was the "3-language formula". The proposal was seen as a move to impose Hindi on non-Hindi speaking states.



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First Published: Tue, June 04 2019. 12:28 IST