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Jul 15, 2018

V Prez appeals all state govts to make their respective mother tongues as compulsory subject in their schools

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has appealed all the State Governments to make their respective mother tongues as a compulsory subject in their Schools. Mr Naidu said this while inaugurating a New School Building at Andhra Education Society School of R.K. Puram in New Delhi today.

He said, language embodies the culture, values, morals and traditional knowledge. Mr Naidu said, culture of a region represents its civilization, ethos, wisdom, morals, customs and social norms.

The Vice President said, mutual understanding and respect for each other’s culture and learning the other Indian languages will strengthen the unity and integrity of the country.

Stressing importance of the language, the Vice President said, one can learn as many languages as one can, but never neglect mother tongue. He said, preservation of language is essential to conserve the broader cultural aspects of a civilization.

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