Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Saturday cracked down on the Centre’s Narendra Modi government for implementing the new education policy alleging that it is an attack on the ethos of our country.
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“We are opposing the new education policy because it is an attack on the ethos of our country, it distorts our history. It concentrates power in the hand of a few people. We want a decentralised education system that reflects our culture,” said Gandhi.
Rahul Gandhi is doing a “pad yatra” in search of the party’s vote bank after two consecutive defeats in the Lok Sabha elections as the next polls is to be held in 2024.
Talking about Popular Front of India in Karnataka’s Tumkur, he said that my view is that it doesn’t matter who the person spreading hatred is, it doesn’t matter which community they come from, spreading hatred and violence is an anti-national act and we’ll fight against such people.
“In my understanding, RSS was helping the British & Savarakar was getting a stipend from the British. BJP was nowhere to be found in the freedom struggle. BJP can’t hide such facts. Congress & its leaders fought for freedom,” the Congress MP further said.
Rahul Gandhi, who embarked on a ‘Bharat Jodo’ journey from Kanyakumari to Jammu and Kashmir, has made it clear that he does not intend to make Hindi the national language alone. At the same time, he has also said that there is no threat to regional languages like Kannada language. The special thing is that there is a lot of debate in the political circles on the issue of language. Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin have also reacted to this.
Rahul said this in a conversation with representatives and teachers of several educational institutions on Friday. Senior party leader and former minister Priyank Kharge, while briefing the journalists about the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’, said, “Talks were held with Rahul Gandhi about the identity of Kannada. Then he said that every mother tongue is important. We respect all languages. Everyone has the right in the constitution.