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2022, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part C

Impact of education and language policies and constitutional provision in the Indian education

Author(s): Priyadarshini Ishwar Sanikop and Dr. Rajendra M Nayak

Abstract: In a Multilingual nation like India It is really interesting to see how in recent years educational experts have started to focus on the language dimension when it comes for schools education to meet the demands of modern knowledge societies. It is clear that languages play an important role in various aspects of our daily lives including education. Their role is not only limited to communication, rather it extends into the vast branches of knowledge and human sciences. As we know education is the process of human empowerment through knowledge in the process of disseminating the knowledge. Languages play vital role as they are the channels of communication of knowledge. The general importance of languages justifies the need for a scientific and objective study of the relationship between languages and education. As India is a multilingual nation there is always conflict between the supporters of mother tongue and supporters of English. Issue of language in education is addressed through many languages policies from British period to till date. Many education committees were constituted during British rule and after independence majority of these committees and commissions designed policies with major focus to language as a medium of instruction and learning. Even our constitution made many provision with regards to language and education and policies made by successive governments are under the frame work of constitutional provisions only. In this paper we have made an attempt to understand the provisions made in constitution and commissions with regards to language in education and their impact.

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Priyadarshini Ishwar Sanikop, Dr. Rajendra M Nayak. Impact of education and language policies and constitutional provision in the Indian education. Int J Multidiscip Trends 2022;4(2):157-161.
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