Kamal Haasan Backs Surya's Comments on Centre's National Education Policy

Suriya’s statements on the National Education policy has been backed by actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, lashing out at both the ruling AIADMK-led regime and also the Centre.

Kamal Haasan tweeted saying that he holds the same notion on several points raised by Suriya related to the draft instructional policy

“I agree with many of the points Suriya raises and he has my support. I condemn the autocratic attitude of the Centre and the State. Suriya has every right to talk about education as he and his family have done a lot for the educational development of the poor,” aforesaid the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief.

In a media address on 13 July, Suriya said that the National Education policy wanted to impose entrance and qualifying examination on students and also the three-language formula in Madras.

“Three languages are imposed in early education, and public school students are the most vulnerable to the three-language formula imposition. Sixty percent of the students are studying in government schools and hence it is important to discuss the new education policy as there is a shortage of teachers in these schools,” Suriya said.

Surya has drawn flak from the AIADMK and BJP over his views on the draft instructional policy.

While the AIADMK had aforesaid it cannot reply to ‘half-baked’ statements mentioned by the actor, BJP state chief Tamilisai Soundararajan said people that don’t have any plan on NEP square measure talking concerning it.


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