Gujarat: Congress Government Blamed for Ignoring Education

Modi Blames Congress For Ignoring Edu'n
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday blamed the past Congress governments for ignoring primary education in the state. "Past governments (Congress) in the state have sinned by keeping society in the dark and ignoring the primary education in the state," Modi said at the time of inaugurating the eleventh edition of 'Shala Praveshotsav' (school admission festival).

 

Addressing parents and students in Lihoda village of Dehgam near in Ahmedabad, he said, "If society itself will take the lead in the awareness campaign through education, then not only future generation of Gujarat will be fully educated but state will lead the nation to come out of poverty and illiteracy.

"Let us make sure that every child in the state, even of poor parents, every girl and boy in a village, is not deprived of education. This is a big responsibility of the government as it is of the society. So let us make collective efforts," he said.

Modi visited three schools in as many villages of Gandhinagar district and distributed text books, notebooks, school bags among other things.

Highlights of the Issue:

The Congress leaders were claiming that "state Government has ignored education, which is its Primary responsibility. It is the responsibility of the state government to fill up thousands of vacant posts of teachers. The Congress leaders claimed that the vacant seats should have been filled immediately in view of the code of conduct for December elections.

However, the CM remains busy in his personal publicity and favoring his favorites. As a result, thousands of young people qualified to become teachers have remained jobless. Thus, Gujarat government has insulted educated youth and education world by not fitting thousands of posts of teachers.

Gujarat has a long coast line in the country. Fishermen of the state used to catch some of the best fishes here and they did not have to venture in Pakistani limits. On the contrary Pakistai fishermen used to enter Indian waters for fishing and were caught y the coastal security and jailed. But now the situation has changed.

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