KERALA ASSEMBLY; UDF WALKS OUT OVER PLUS ONE ADMISSION SHORTAGE
05 October 2021
The main Opposition in the Kerala Assembly, the United Democratic Front walked out on Monday from the assembly pointing to the “failure” of the LDF government to ensure adequate number of seats for SSLC pass outs for Plus One. V D Satheeshan, the Leader of opposition pointed out that a total of 4,19,653 students have qualified for admissions into the 11th class but the high number of aspirants and relatively low number of seats will force students to avail seats in private schools that demand high fees that will not be economical.
However, V Sivankutty has promised to allot more seats in private schools and suspended more sanctioning of seats in Government-aided schools. The house became a space for tit for tat reply between Mr. Satheeshan and the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan when the Opposition Leader question Vijayan’s wisdom over appointing Mr. Sivankutty as the Education Minister. For which the Chief Minister replied, “I did not ask who appointed Mr. Satheeshan as Leader of Opposition”.
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