[lg policy] KARNATAKA English medium in govt. schools is our policy decision: Deputy CM STAFF REPORTER BENGALURU/HASSAN, JANUARY 08, 2019 00:02 IST UPDATED: JANUARY 08, 2019 00:02 IST SHARE ARTICLE 25 0 PRINT A A A G. Parameshwara, Dalit activists come out in defence of Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy’s stand on opening English medium sections in 1,000 government schools — which has received criticism from a section of Kannada writers — has received backing from Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara and a section of Dalit activists. Speaking on the sidelines of the Southern India Science Fair 2019 on Monday, Dr. Parameshwara said he agreed with the Chief Minister and that there is a need to teach English for “international and national competitiveness”. “In the 21st century, we need to protect our local languages and dialects but we also need to give a competitive edge to our students,” he said, reiterating that English should be the medium of

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