Education and Indian Society

Man is a social animal. We live in the society, but all people are different in the society. Some are old, some are young, some are adults and some are children. Further, these can again be grouped as good or bad, superior and inferior, rich and poor, those of the upper castes and those of the lower castes. They can also be ranked according to their economic condition, power etc. This ranking of people in the society on the basis of some particular parameters is a common feature of all societies and leads to stratification of the society. Democratic education is not education given through books only. It is education for life. The concept of democracy is carried from subject-centred education to life-centred education. ...

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