Mangaluru, May 28 2019: CPI(M), protested May 27, Monday in front of the DK DC’s office demanding that the government should not to go ahead with its decision of starting pre-primary classes and opening English sections in government schools.
The protest was held against the decision to start pre-primary classes in government schools.
The protesters informed that the parents would not send their children to Anganwadi centers if the government started pre-primary classes in government schools and the government’s intention behind the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) would fail.
Addressing the protesters, on this issue CPI(M) District Committee Member Vasudev Uchil said that the system of providing education was commercialized over the years. Hence, providing education in the English medium has become a fashion now. Meanwhile, the state government has decided to start English medium sections in government schools, which would destroy the Anganwadi culture.
Leaders Sunil Kumar Bajal, J Balakrishna Shetty, U B Lokaiah and Krishnappa Salian among others were present.