Education: In India

Classical education has become a political issue in India. Sir Asutosh Mukherji is an Indian politician who favors the system of purely literary education originally recommended by Lord Macaulay. The Bengal Government, which shares with the Assam Government the costs of higher education, feels that the classical courses in the University of Calcutta lead straight to unemployment, and has introduced a bill to add new courses, alter old. This Sir Asutosh opposes, raising the question of the right of the Bengal Government to interfere. Since the University had a deficit last year...

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