Students hit against Assam government for letting schools switch to CBSE

September 2, 2016, 1:23 pm

The favorable move of the state government to allow around 50 schools to switch from state board to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) which was to happen next year is turning unfavorable according to students of Assam. All Assam Students ‘Union (Aasu) is calling this a disturbing move for their education. Assam students are strongly opposing this move taken by the state government. While Students’ Federation of India (SFI) is ready to promote the move as national strike on September 2 Education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced that he is responsible to improve the education sector here.

He is changing the affiliation from the Board of Secondary Education, Assam, (Seba), to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Assam students are disappointed with the move of Education minister of Assam and wants him to take the decision back and reverse the situation. sources says students feel if the state government is in favor to improve the education sector in Assam , They should notice what other issues can be solved rather than changing the affiliation of schools itself.

All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) president Dipanka Kumar Nath has shown his concern towards the situation of students are facing. He said "that the move would encourage many other schools to opt for CBSE.” Seba is our own education body. It has a separate identity. We cannot allow it to die," Sources in Seba said that changing affiliation is going to create a negative trend because Seba includes Assamese language and literature which CBSE syllabus would not.