Up to date: Nov 07, 2019 17:23 IST
New Delhi [India] Nov 7 (ANI): BJP basic secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Thursday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and referred to as her “divider didi” as she questioned the choice of together with Gujarati as an optionally available language within the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) most important paper.
Taking to Twitter, Vijayvargiya posted the assertion launched by the Nationwide Testing Company (NTA), which clarifies the grounds for conducting the examination in Gujarati, Hindi and English throughout India.
“Pricey Divider Didi, dividing folks within the title of the language is just not going to multiply your votes! To set the document straight, you by no means requested the examination to be held in Bengali!” he tweeted.
The BJP basic secretary’s response comes after Banerjee had slammed the Centre for together with Gujarati as a medium of instruction within the JEE by the NTA.
Stating that the choice is “not praiseworthy” and reveals that “maligning all regional languages is the intention of the federal government”, Banerjee demanded inclusion of all regional languages together with Bengali because the medium for the examination.
Earlier within the day, the NTA mentioned that no state apart from Gujarat has approached it to offer paper in some other Indian nationwide language.
In 2013, solely Gujarat agreed to confess their candidates within the state engineering schools of Gujarat by means of JEE and requested that the paper be made obtainable within the Gujarati language, the company mentioned.
In 2014, Maharashtra additionally opted for admitting the engineering candidates within the state engineering schools by means of JEE and requested to offer the query paper within the language of Marathi and Urdu. Later in 2016, each these states withdrew the admission to the state engineering schools by means of JEE (Predominant). Due to this fact, the interpretation in Marathi and Urdu language was stopped.
“Nevertheless, the interpretation of JEE (Predominant) query paper within the Gujarati language continued on the request of Gujarat state. Not one of the different States has approached NTA to offer the JEE (Predominant) query paper in some other Indian Nationwide Language,” the company mentioned. (ANI)