03-13-2015, 07:13 PM
HRD minister Wednesday Smriti Irani said that students are "sensitive" and patriotism should not be questioned. Dismissed concerns that the students are being radicalized in certain educational institution.
However, she also said "if the member has any specific information about radicalization through educational institutions, government I will try."
During question time said "It Bilkul hai (which is completely wrong)" means that some students are getting some Karl educational institutions.
She said no one should point fingers about patriotism students, saying they are "sensitive." He added that this kind of accusation to be performed.
Irani replied to a question of Shiv Sena member Shrirang Barne Appa whether there were some reports of radicalization of students in certain educational institutions, including the anti-national and anti-social activities in some of subsidized higher education institutions.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Barne not allowed to name any institution and asked him to stick to its complementary.
In its response, Irani said "anti-national incident details, antisocial state funded higher education institutions, involving youth radicalized, not centrally maintained."
She said these institutions were responsible for monitoring the standards of conduct for students in courses of study. They also take necessary measures against any anti-national and anti-social activity on their campuses to ensure a peaceful academic environment.
The National Integration Council (NIC) in 2011 had asked the Department of Higher Education to launch effective programs in all educational institutions to stop the radicalization of youth.