Modern History Simplified: The debate between Orientalists and Anglicists about the educational development in India

The Anglicists argued that the government spending on education should be exclusively for modern studies.
However the Anglicists were divided over the question of medium of instruction—one faction was for English language as the medium, while the other faction was for Indian languages (vernaculars) for the purpose.
The Orientalists said while Western sciences and literature should be taught to prepare students to take up jobs, emphasis should be placed on expansion of traditional Indian learning.

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