Prachanda admits political interference in education sector

December 30th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI  

Kathmandu, Dec 30 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda has said there’’s been too much of political interference in the education sector and that he wants this sector to remain completely independent.
Prachanda made this remark at the annual assembly of the Tribhuvan University, which had been suspended for three consecutive years due to pressure from his party’’s student wing, the All Nepal National Independent Students Union- Revolutionary (ANNISU-R), demanding its representation in the assembly.
“Political interference in education sector has caused great harm to the nation,” he said.
He said the new education policy should aim at ending the vestiges of feudalism and the current government is committed to make education scientific and vocational, Nepalnews reported. (ANI)

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