Merkel raises axing of German from KVs

November 17, 2014 12:19 am | Updated November 17, 2021 04:07 am IST - Brisbane

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday utilised a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise the move to drop German as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas and was assured it would be looked into within the confines of the Indian system.

The Chancellor told Mr Modi that India should work on a system where children can learn German in schools. Mr. Modi said it was important for children to learn as many languages as possible and assured Ms Merkel that her concerns would be addressed.

Top News Today

Comments

Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.