Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has clarified that government respects all languages and that no language will be imposed. Only a draft National education policy has been submitted to the HRD minister and that general public feedback and state government recommendations will be considered before finalising. Although the Central Government had also said that only draft education policy has been submitted and it had no intention of imposing any language but still some political parties and academicians in Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal had expressed their apprehensions. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has also requested all the stakeholders not to react hastily in this regard. The committee has recommended Hindi, English and one regional language to be taught in non-hindi states and hindi, english and one modern indian language from other parts of the country in hindi speaking states.

Source: Hindustan Times