The long standing demands of the Naga people have been met by the Government. To save and advance the custom and society of the indigenous tribes of the state, Nagaland will be offering 'legacy study' subject from Classes 5-8 instead of English from the upcoming session.
The change has been notified by the state level education committee and would actualize it from the 2016-17 scholastic session, Nagaland state council of education research and training (SCERT) executive, Vipralhou Kesiezie said amid the festival of global expressions instruction week here on Friday.
"This change has been required in light of the way that option English considered in schools in lieu of native language albeit elective English is never a substitute of one's primary language," he said.
Presentation of "legacy study" will secure, save and advance the rich social estimations of the Nagas, he said.
In legacy study, students will be given the chance to find out about their own way of life and legacy identifying with history, society stories, legends, lyrics, moves, music, recreations and games, tribal lifestyle, dresses/clothing types, nourishment, developments and all related legacy.
Very nearly 90 for each penny of the Naga students are taking option English in lieu of first language in this way denying themselves of learning anything about the social estimations of the Nagas, including their own dialect, he said.
"We trust and accept that by presenting this new subject legacy study, we will have the capacity to instill the conventional and social estimations of the Nagas," he said.