Let the states implement as per the policy," Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said in a statement released on Monday, 3 August. What the socialist movements and Dravidian movement that was abolished in Tamil Nadu is being brought back. Why Are Parties Alleging This Is an ‘Attempt to Saffronise?’. Then, Anna Durai announced that 26 January 1965 will be observed as a day of mourning. For reprint rights: Syndications Today. Stay updated with Tamil Samayam to get Latest Tamil News. He vowed to fight against it by joining hands with political parties and chief ministers of other states. 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New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu School Education Department has formed a 13-member high-level committee to study the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 … Now, with the discussion of the NEP is underway already the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) meeting of the members of parliament (MPs, MLAs) and district secretaries have already demanded that the Centre withdraw the three language policy in the NEP and instead continue two language policy in Tamil Nadu. Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox. Late former chief minister Karunanidhi, the pioneer of the DMK, had rallied over 20,000 party workers in protests, of which 21 men died by suicide. ICAI CA November exam 2020: The rescheduled Intermediate and IPC Examination shall be held on December 9, 2020, and the Final (Old and New) examination shall be held on December 11, 2020. He asked the chief minister to call for an all-party meeting. Change in the education policy is the need of the hour. G.C. G.C. In a detailed statement with the officials and few top ministers, Chief Minister Edapadi Palanisamy stated that the states should be allowed to decide on the language policy. The Tamil Nadu state school education minister K A Sengottaiyan had earlier said that the state was yet to get the complete details of the NEP and will react post a detailed discussion with the CM on this subject on August 3. NEP: Mandarin 'Dropped' From Foreign Languages, Edu Min Clarifies, Hindi Imposition? Tamil Nadu CM E K Palaniswami has regretted that the NEP went ahead with the three-language policy even after states like Tamil Nadu had opposed it in the draft stage. Several agitators died by suicide – self-immolating and consuming poison – a  number of students were arrested and a lot of public property was damaged. With political parties in the state starting to raise an objection about the issue it needs to be seen if this new NEP will lead to another language war in the state. The exams have been postponed in view of heavy rains due to the Nivar cyclone and consequent disruption of normal life in these cities. ... New Education Policy … He along with 3,000 DMK members were taken into preventive custody. Covid pandemic offers a chance to construct better buildings for future. But college students took forward the protests in Chennai and Tiruchy which soon turned into violent clashes with Congress workers. Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi president Thol Thirumavalavan on Thursday too, urged the state government to reject the NEP. Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami, in his statement, referred to the anti-Hindi agitation by Tamil Nadu students in 1965 when the Congress government had attempted to make Hindi the official language. Political parties in Tamil Nadu vehemently opposed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's new National Education Policy 2020. The IMD said Cyclone Nivar lay centered over north coastal Tamil Nadu, about 60km north-northwest of Puducherry. "Three-language formula in NEP is painful and saddening. When the then chief minister called it blasphemy as it fell on Republic Day, he advanced the protest to 25 January. He had said that the proposal appeared to be one that was giving priority to only Sanskrit and looked like an imposition of the language. What does education minister have to say? The Dravidian parties have participated in Hindi agitation and made sure there will be a two-language policy and now again there is again a three-language formula being brought up and this needs to be shelved," Saravanan, DMK spokesperson. But will we? I think this new education policy is light and tight," Lakshvanthy, Researcher and student IIT. After the death of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964, Tamils were apprehensive that his assurances of continuation of English as an official language would not be kept. “This is anti-people and against the principles of democracy,” his statement read. It will increase job opportunities for the students," Dr S Somasundaram, educationalist. He urged the Tamil Nadu government to reject the NEP on the grounds that it was against the rights of the state government and social justice. He stated that the government has planned to reject the three-language policy and will continue with the two-language policy practised so far. The Tamil Nadu government and the Opposition in the state seem to be united in their disapproval of the three-language formula in the new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. Meanwhile, educationalist state that the new policy can bring about positive changes to the current system, especially the three-language policy. Central ministers from Tamil Nadu, C Subramaniam and OV Alagesan, handed over their resignation to Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, who promptly accepted it and forwarded it to the President who refused to accept it. In a statement, he said the policy took away the autonomy of states and attempted to saffronise education. Educational institutions collecting full fees will face contempt of court proceedings: Madras HC, Tamil Nadu government launches e-schooling protocol, check details here, Free books for class 10, class 12 students in Tamil Nadu, wi-fi in 6019 schools. Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has postponed the CA Exams 2020 on November 24 and November 25, 2020 in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. In the state of Tamil Nadu, the topic is causing a language debate once again. ... (@Indiametdept) November 25, 2020. The Quint’s Newsletter: Will NEP 2020 Pass the Test. If I am able to speak three languages I will be equal to three persons. 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