Chandrababu Naidu called upon parents not to pressurise students. The government is going to meet soon on the issue of rising suicides by students in Andhra Pradesh (AP) and discuss ways and means to make education more reachable, he said. He gave away awards to over 6,000 merit students, in the name of Abdul Kalam. Learning of Telugu will be made compulsory in the state from next academic years, he announced. He suggested to the parents to teach high values to the students, besides educating them.