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Kannada Schools on the Verge of Extinction in Border Areas

Government Kannada Schools in the border areas adjoining the border Belagavi district face a piquant situation of being on the verge of extinction. The state legislature proceedings are held a handful of times in the Suvarna Vidhana Soudha every year in Belagavi. But, that is no respite for the predicament the state government-run schools are facing. An onslaught of English Medium Schools: Apart from the lacunae that continue to exist among the public Kannada schools, the onslaught of English medium schools mushrooming across the state in the nook and corner has dealt a fatal blow. There may not be state-run KSRTC buses to many villages for communication but, there is no dearth of English medium school buses to pick up and drop the children to the nearby big village, town or city! Rs 37, 960 Crores set for Education: In the last budget before the state went to the Assembly polls the previous chief minister Basavaraj Bommai presented the 2023-24 budget. An allocation of Rs 37,960 cror