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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 01:48 PM IST
International Literacy Day 2020: The literacy rate of India is 77.7% while Kerala has emerged as the most literate state in the country, followed by Delhi while Andhra Pradesh has recorded the lowest literacy rate.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 06:43 AM IST
International Literacy Day 2020: September 8 marks the celebration of International Literacy Day and this year’s theme focuses on the ‘Literacy teaching and learning in the Covid-19 crisis and beyond.’
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2018 01:12 PM IST
Sixty-year-old Shiv Kanti of Karouni village, on the outskirts of Lucknow, was an illiterate woman till a few years ago. She even did not send her children to school, engaging them in farm work instead, and was against the idea of her granddaughter attending school, which she thought was a waste of time.