Why an English-only education is neither desirable nor doable in India

T Vijay Kumar and Giridhar Rao, in Telangana Today, highlight how a multilingual or bilingual nationally enforced education policy could instead adapt the best of both worlds and foster critical thinking, as emphasised in NEP 2020.

Telangana Today-19 August 2022

T Vijay Kumar is a visiting professor and teaches postcolonial literatures in English at the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani), Hyderabad Campus. 

Giridhar Rao teaches courses on language and literature pedagogy, Esperanto, and science fiction at Azim Premji University, Bengaluru.