Congress Nationwide Spokesperson Khushbu Sundar has welcomed the Centre’s new Nationwide Schooling Coverage (NEP) 2020 and apologised to celebration chief Rahul Gandhi for her differing stand from that of the celebration.
With the actor-politician insisting she “somewhat converse the actual fact than be a head nodding robotic or a puppet, “Congress” state unit hit out at her for airing her views within the open, saying it was “indiscipline” and that the grand previous celebration was prepared to debate “any controversial” issues in its boards.
As hypothesis mounted that the actor may stop Congress and be a part of its arch rival BJP following her welcoming NEP 2020, Ms Sundar clarified “I’m not shifting to” the celebration.
“NewEducationPolicy2020 A welcome transfer,” she mentioned on Twitter on Thursday together with a “thumbs up” picture, a lot to the shock of lots of her followers who’re used to her important feedback towards the ruling NDA on varied points.
“My stand on #NEP2020 differs from my celebration n I apologise to @RahulGandhi ji for that, however I somewhat converse the actual fact than be a head nodding robotic or a puppet. Every little thing is n can’t be about agreeing to ur chief, however about being brave to voice ur opinion bravely as a citizen,” she mentioned in one other tweet.
Along with her welcoming the NEP 2020, speculations had been abuzz of her probably becoming a member of the BJP, which she dismissed outright.
“I’m not shifting to BJP. My opinion may be completely different from my celebration, however I’m a person with a pondering thoughts of my very own. Sure, #NEP2020 is flayed n flawed at some locations, however I nonetheless really feel we are able to have a look at the change with a positivity,” she mentioned.
The Centre’s NEP 2020 introduced on Wednesday has sweeping reforms like instructing within the mom tongue or regional language as much as class 5, decreasing the stakes of board exams, permitting overseas universities to arrange campuses in India and a single regulator for increased training establishments, aside from legislation and medical faculties.
Senior Congress chief Shashi Tharoor had welcomed it, however feared it might make training unaffordable for the poor because it showcases an inclination in direction of “centralisation, excessive aspiration and low feasibility” with an assumption that the problem will probably be met by the personal sector.