[National Education Policy] Kannada need not be made a compulsory subject: Central government to Karnataka High Court

"We are only concerned with whether in view of the National Education Policy regional language can be made compulsory or not...We are not concerned with the development of Kannada language," the Court said.
Kannada, Karnataka High Court
Kannada, Karnataka High Court

The Central government on Wednesday told the Karnataka High Court that the National Education Policy, 2020 (NEP) did not mandate that regional languages need to be made a compulsory subject in higher studies [Shivakumar KG and Ors v. State of Karnataka and Ors].

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