RSS, BJP, Union Ministers Discuss New Education Policy


In a two-day conference that ended on Wednesday, RSS and BJP leaders, as well as Union ministers, discussed the new National Education Policy, according to sources.

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad organised the event (ABVP).

Leaders from various RSS-affiliates, including the Vidya Bharti, the Bharatiya Shiksha Sanskriti Uthan Nyas, the Bharatiya Shiksha Mandal and the ABVP, were also present in the meeting.

The BJP was represented by its coordinator V Satish, general secretary CT Ravi and joint general secretary (organisation) Shivprakash, the sources said.

Detailed discussions were held on the new National Education Policy especially from the student perspective and various RSS-inclined academicians were also present in the meeting, they said.

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, his colleagues in the Cabinet Rajeev Chandrasekhar and Jitendra Singh were also present in the meeting, the sources said, adding that discussion on skill development and UPSC exams were also held.