ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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'Learn Thoroughly': Primary Schooling in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu legislature has adopted the Compulsory Education Act. Complaints have been aired in this context about the nature of the instruction imparted by the state's Tamil medium schools: complaints of excessive reliance on textbooks, of the use of a version of Tamil that alienates lower caste pupils and of failure adequately to facilitate career-building or higher education.

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