ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Dangerous Thing

A Dangerous Thing EVEN though the Total Literacy Campaign (TLC) of the National Literacy Mission can by no stretch of the imagination be described as being as radical as the plans of adult literacy in China, Cuba or Nicaragua, curiously enough it has already become a red rag to the ruling politicians in our country. The chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. K Vijayabhaskara Reddy, at a recent meeting of district collectors of his state fulminated against "some of the material in the publications brought out by the literacy missions" which he felt was "not in conformity with the policies of our government" and warned that such lessons would be expunged.

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