CHENNAI. On Thursday, DMK MLAs, Members of Parliament and District Secretaries issued a resolution calling for the Centre to revoke the New Education Policy. The resolution was adopted at a meeting under DMK chairman M K Stalin, by videoconferencing, confirmed that only a dual-language framework could exist in the state.
“The Centre must immediately upload the new education policy on the HRD website. As former chief minister of Tamil Nadu C N Annadurai said, Tamil Nadu must follow only a two-language policy system. There is no space for the three language policy in Tamil Nadu,” said the resolution.
They accused the Board of enforcing the new education program without discussing with anybody.
The members of the DMK have accused the Center of granting Sanskrit prominence, rather than other languages. The new policy is also attempting to put back inherited education reform that was repealed long after riots in the province, they continued.
They introduced another statement demanding on the Center to suspend the Environmental impact assessment (EIA) because it is against farmers.
“The EIA provides nod for the Salem-Chennai expressway without consulting with farmers and others who will lose their lands. The meeting condemns the EIA,” said the resolution. They also wanted the Centre to submit the draft EIA before Parliament for debate.
A resolution required party members to mark the second anniversary of former chief minister M Karunanidhi’s death on August 7 by praising doctors, nurses, health department staff, police officers and other frontline employees engaged in Covid-19 relief efforts.
A resolution also praised Stalin for fighting for the sake of reservation for backward and OBC in medical education.
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