Press Esc to close
Thursday 28 May 2015
News updated at 2:18 AM IST
Weather
Max: 33°C
Min : 22.3°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

English not the only means of progress: RSS supremo

Gaya (Bihar), July 20, 2013, (PTI)
PTI File Photo.

A day after BJP President Rajnath Singh's English bashing, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said it is an "illusion" that English is the only means of progress.

"This is an illusion that English is the only means of progress...this is not true," Bhagwat said at an inaugural function of a school building here.

"True education is to develop feeling and dedication for the country," Rashtriya Swamsewak Sangh (RSS) Sarsanghchalak said.

Rajnath Singh had yesterday said that the spread of English had "hurt Indian culture".
"Earning money is not everything. Children should have sanskar (culture) and they should know relationship and love," the RSS chief said.

Bhagwat came heavily on the prevailing education system which, he said, was not in the country's interest.

"Maximum cases of corruption and irregularities are done by such educated people," Bhagwat said.

The RSS chief was here to inaugurate new building of Daya Prakash Saraswati Vidya Mandir school.

"Scoring 90 to 100 per cent marks does not only reflect merit. Children should have participation in all fields. Parents should not create pressure on children for securing 100 per cent marks," Bhagwat said.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Sheep cross a parched area of a dried-up pond on a hot summer day...

Sheep cross a parched area of a dried-up pond on a hot summer day...

A man sleeps under the shade of a tree on a hot summer day at a public park in New Delhi...

A man sleeps under the shade of a tree on a hot summer day at a public park in New Delhi...

Boys splashing water on their face as the mercury rises in Hyderabad...

Boys splashing water on their face as the mercury rises in Hyderabad...

An Indian man rests inside a concrete pipe on a hot summer day in Hyderabad...

An Indian man rests inside a concrete pipe on a hot summer day in Hyderabad...

Yaduveer Krishnanadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at a ritual in Mysore on Wednesday...

Yaduveer Krishnanadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at a ritual in Mysore on Wednesday...

Kannada Actress Nitu at the launching of the Taxi always.com service...

Kannada Actress Nitu at the launching of the Taxi always.com service...

Fruit festival in Bengaluru...

Fruit festival in Bengaluru...

Houses in flames during a violence in Atali Village near Ballabgarh in Faridabad...

Houses in flames during a violence in Atali Village near Ballabgarh in Faridabad...

Rahul Gandhi having meal at the house of a fisherman during a visit to the Blangad fishing colony..

Rahul Gandhi having meal at the house of a fisherman during a visit to the Blangad fishing colony..

Narendra Modi with Federal Defence Minister of Germany, Ursula von der Leyen in a meeting...

Narendra Modi with Federal Defence Minister of Germany, Ursula von der Leyen in a meeting...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523