- Top teacher and student organizations of Assam demand withdrawal of decision
- In vernacular medium schools the local or mother tongue is the medium of instruction
- Objections were also raised on other decisions taken by the state government.
Assam News: Assam’s top teachers and students’ organizations on Monday demanded the state government to immediately withdraw its recent order directing vernacular medium schools to teach subjects like science and maths in English medium from class three onwards. Is.
It is noteworthy that in vernacular medium schools, the local or mother tongue is the medium of instruction. Teachers and student organizations also objected to other decisions taken by the state government in the education sector, including implementing dual-medium education in government schools, stopping provincialization of educational institutions, and allowing schools under the state board. Transfer under the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
The leadership of the Assam Sahitya Sabha (ASS), Bodo Sahitya Sabha (BSS), All Assam Students Union (AASU) and All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) said that the Chief Minister Himanta was demanding the withdrawal of the recent decisions taken in the education sector. A joint memorandum will be submitted to Biswa Sarma soon.
‘We strongly object to the recent decisions of the government’
After discussions between teachers and student organizations, AASU principal advisor Samujjal Kumar Bhattacharya said in a press conference, “We strongly object to the recent decisions of the government. We want the government to reconsider these decisions and take them immediately. take it back.”
Bhattacharya alleged, “We feel that these orders will prove to be a death sentence for the schools teaching in the mother tongue and eventually for Assamese, Bodo and other languages of the state. Therefore, we take up our demand to quash these decisions. Will submit a joint memorandum.”
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