ENGLISH TO BE TAUGHT IN 1000 GOVT SCHOOLS: CM H.D.KUMARASWAMY
Bengaluru: Celebrating teachers day on September 5th at Vidhana Soudha, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy said that he is firm on introducing English language as a medium of instruction in 1,000 government schools despite protests by Kannada writers and intellectuals.
The chief minister lashed out at pro-Kannada groups for opposing the introduction of English in government schools.
“I had announced in the budget that English would be introduced as a subject in 1,000 government schools as a pilot project.”
He said that some delegates met him and asked him to drop his plan of English language to be taught in schools, where in their children study in English medium schools, but what about children of the poor people and the farmers?,” he asked.