Bengaluru: Despite Siddaramaiah, head of the coalition co-ordination committee opposition to the policy to introduce English medium in the government school Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara extended his support to the decision taken by the Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy over the introduction of English medium at government schools from the next academic year.
At the inaugural function of the South Indian States Science Fair-2019, G Parameshwara said that he stands by the CM, and it is the decision of the coalition government and not a particular party.
When questioned about Siddaramaiah raising an objection with this regard he said that each party member will have their own opinions. He further added that this policy the decision of the government, and it will be implemented from the coming academic year.
He also said that the importance of Kannada language will be protected and will continue to be one of the subjects even at these English medium schools.