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Draft CSAT paper in Hindi, then translate it to English: RSS to UPSC

RSS is of the view that when the question paper is set in English and translated into vernacular languages, the essence of the question is lost in translation

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The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh wants the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to draft the question papers for the civil services examination in Hindi, and then translate them into other regional languages and English.

The RSS-linked Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas (SSUN) committee is of the view that when the question paper is set in English and translated into vernacular languages, the essence of the question is lost in translation. This puts students taking the exam in Hindi and other languages at a disadvantage.

The SSUN has made the suggestion to the Modi government, reported The Print.

Devendra Singh, head of the

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First Published: Aug 28 2019 | 8:38 AM IST

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