The Left-backed College students’ Federation of India (SFI) took out a rally within the metropolis on Friday to protest towards the Nationwide Training Coverage, alleging that it’s going to jeopardise the current training system and inconvenience college students.
Round 150 activists of the CPIM’s college students wing from totally different faculties and universities marched from Subodh Mallick Sq. to Presidency College gate in School Road space, shouting slogans towards the NEP and demanding that it’s revoked forthwith.
“The brand new training coverage will throw into disarray the current training system and inconvenience basic college students.
It can additionally throw open the training sector to non-public gamers and they’ll make it out of the attain of the poor college students who solely depend upon state-run instructional institutes,” a state committee member of the SFI stated.
The rally, the place the individuals additionally carried placards, was led by SFI state unit president Srijan Bhattacharya and different office-bearers.
The Union Cupboard on July 29 authorised the Nationwide Training Coverage 2020, the primary training coverage of the 21st century and changing the 34-year-old Nationwide Coverage on Training (NPE), 1986.
“Our rally additionally protested this transfer to covertly impose studying of Sanskrit and different historic languages which is already there in sure larger instructional establishments. We’re not towards analysis and educational actions in these languages. However we see an try by saffron forces to thrust languages comparable to Sanskrit on college students in each larger instructional institutes within the coming days with this transfer,” he stated.