Congress Leader Khushbu Sundar Welcomes Education Policy, Apologises to Rahul Gandhi

Khushbu Sundar additionally clarified that she wasn’t becoming a member of the BJP (File)

New Delhi:

Congress Nationwide Spokesperson Khushbu Sundar has welcomed the Centre’s new Nationwide Training Coverage (NEP) 2020 and apologised to occasion chief Rahul Gandhi for her differing stand from that of the occasion.

With the actor-politician insisting she “moderately converse the very fact than be a head nodding robotic or a puppet, “Congress” state unit hit out at her for airing her views within the open, saying it was “indiscipline” and that the grand outdated occasion was prepared to debate “any controversial” issues in its boards.

As hypothesis mounted that the actor might stop Congress and be part of its arch rival BJP following her welcoming NEP 2020, Ms Sundar clarified “I’m not transferring to” the occasion.

“NewEducationPolicy2020 A welcome transfer,” she mentioned on Twitter on Thursday together with a “thumbs up” picture, a lot to the shock of lots of her followers who’re used to her vital feedback in opposition to the ruling NDA on varied points.

“My stand on #NEP2020 differs from my occasion n I apologise to @RahulGandhi ji for that, however I moderately converse the very fact than be a head nodding robotic or a puppet. Every thing is n can’t be about agreeing to ur chief, however about being brave to voice ur opinion bravely as a citizen,” she mentioned in one other tweet.

Along with her welcoming the NEP 2020, speculations have been abuzz of her presumably becoming a member of the BJP, which she dismissed outright.

“I’m not transferring to BJP. My opinion may be totally different from my occasion, however I’m a person with a considering thoughts of my very own. Sure, #NEP2020 is flayed n flawed at some locations, however I nonetheless really feel we will take a look at the change with a positivity,” she mentioned.

The Centre’s NEP 2020 introduced on Wednesday has sweeping reforms like instructing within the mom tongue or regional language as much as class 5, reducing the stakes of board exams, permitting overseas universities to arrange campuses in India and a single regulator for larger training establishments, apart from legislation and medical schools.

Senior Congress chief Shashi Tharoor had welcomed it, however feared it could make training unaffordable for the poor because it showcases a bent in direction of “centralisation, excessive aspiration and low feasibility” with an assumption that the problem might be met by the personal sector.


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