The NEP’s trilingual formula, which also includes Hindi, had met resistance in Tamil Nadu, and the ruling AIADMK made it clear that the existing bilingual policy (English and Tamil) would continue in the state.
Murugan spoke to reporters after saying prayers here on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi at BJP headquarters, and accused Stalin of practicing “double standards” on the third language issue against the “Hindi imposition”.
“If students from enrolled schools across Tamil Nadu are offering the opportunity to learn Hindi, the rejection of the third language option for children in state-run schools is a modern day untouchability practiced by Stalin,” he said.
He claimed that people, especially students, were interested in learning Hindi.
Murugan, accompanied by BJP officials, offered prayers for a giant idol of Lord Ganesh installed in Kamalalayam, the BJP headquarters, to infect the Union’s Interior Minister, Amit Shah, veteran replay singer SP Balasubrahmanyam and others with coronavirus People to recover quickly.
The seductive Ganesh idol with 18 hands was decorated with the central schemes in each case. It also had a replica of a Rafale fighter plane.
Earlier this month, the BJP President appealed to political parties that opposed the trilingual policy proposed in the NEP not to allow the policy to stand in the way of student interests or to close the doors to students from other countries Learn tamil.