Kothari Commission, 1964-66 on Language Education: In Retrospect

Chaudhary, Shreesh (2014) Kothari Commission, 1964-66 on Language Education: In Retrospect. Language and Language Teaching, 3 (2). pp. 41-47. ISSN 2277-307X

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Kothari Commission, 1964-66, was created to find a model of education for an integrated socialist and secular India. Mid-1960s saw some of the worst language riots in India. The elder statesman C Rajagopalachari cautioned that without English India’s federal structure may be under threat 1 . Since independence, there had been two commissions and numerous committees, with little progress in finding a nationally acceptable model of education. The government resolution appointing the Education Commission, 1964-66, noted: ... a wide and distressing gulf persists between thought and action and programmes concerning the quality of education, even where these were well-conceived and generally agreed to, could not be implemented satisfactorily.. 2

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Chaudhary, Shreesh
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Uncontrolled Keywords: education, commission, language
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Language and Language Teaching
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/1545
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