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Priority for Telugu medium students in jobs: Minister

Posted on Nov 28, 10:13AM | UNI

Andhra Pradesh Higher Secondary Education Minister K Parthasarathi today said with a view to encouraging students studying in Telugu medium, the government would give them priority in government jobs and exhorted students to study in their mother tongue.

Addressing students after participating in a rally, taken out by them at Kankipadu near here. On the occasion of World Telugu Conference, he said the government would also provide other benefits to those who study in Telugu medium.

He said Telugu teachers would be recruited and posted in schools which them required.

Asking students to 'lessen their craze' for English medium, he said it is everyone's responsibility to protect the culture, glory and tradition of Telugu language.