Madras High Court Up For Quick Decision On Tamil As Mandatory Subject

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The Madras High Court has said to the competent authority to take a quick decision on making Tamil as a compulsory subject in their institutions. The first bench, comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice Pushpa Sathyanarayana has said, "It is appropriate to appoint a retired High Court Judge to take a quick decision as examinations are due in March 2016."

The matter relates to a June 3, 2014 order of the Director of School Education Department to implement Tamil Nadu Tamil Learning Act 2006, under which Tamil was made compulsory as Part I from standard 1 to 9 in a phased manner.Challenging this, several summons were filed contending that the parents should take the decision to choose the medium of instruction on behalf of their children. On the other side, the school education department, in is counter, submitted that the Act was upheld by the High Court and the Supreme Court.

MHC Up For Quick Decision On Tamil As Mandatory

"The averment of the petitioners is misconceived as the Act is not of introducing the medium and it is only to make Tamil Language as a compulsory subject and not all the other subjects in Tamil." The bench recorded the submission by Advocate General A L Somayaji ans posted the matter to November 23.


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