On Friday, The government refused to abandon its decision to replace German with Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, but informed to the Supreme Court that students will have no Sanskrit exam in the current academic session.
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said to a bench headed by Justice A R Dave that KV students can keep up with German language as an additional subject in the current session and there will not be any Sanskrit paper for them in the current session for them.
The centre issued this notice after the apex court displayed its displeasure towards the introduction of Sanskrit in the middle of the ongoing session and said such a move will put additional burden on students.
All those students who had been studying German as third language can now easily keep up the study of the foreign language as an extra subject in the present session. The bench did not give any formal order on the request of advocate Reena Singh who as speaking for a group of parents of Kendriya Vidyalaya students that asked for more time to present the counter view against the move taken by the centre and consult her clients. Lots of students have warmly welcomed this decision.