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No plans to make Hindi compulsory: Javadekar

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Javadekar on Thursday countered on government's intention of making Hindi compulsory, saying that no language is being given a compulsory status in the new National Policy (NEP).

"The Policy in its draft report has not recommended making any language compulsory. This clarification is necessitated in the wake of mischievous and misleading report in a section of the media," Javadekar tweeted.

An article in had reported that the government will be making Hindi compulsory for students till Class 8 in the upcoming policy.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 12:04 IST
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