KVS Withdraws Move To Remove Assamese From Syllabus

Guwahati, May 16, 2019

The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan has withdrawn its decision to remove Assamese language from its curriculum. After massive protests from regional groups and organizations, it has finally agreed to keep the regional language as a regular subject in the school.

The decision came following a meeting of top CBSE officials and Assam Sahitya Sabha.

“Regional language has to be there in the school syllabus.  The regional language must be considered as a regular subject in all the Northeastern states and taught within the school hours during a scheduled time.” said ASS president, Paramananda Rajbongshi.

The recruitment process of teachers have already started and the new rule will be effective after the summer recess of the schools.

The ASS president warned the Don Bosco, Kaziranga University and other privately owned institutions to make the Assamese language compulsory otherwise it will have to face consequences accordingly.

“No candidates will be appointed in any job sector here in Assam without proper knowledge of the Assamese language, “, added Rajbongshi.