change of official language Current Affairs, GK & News

J&K official language Bill, 2020

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the Jammu and Kashmir Languages Bill 2020. It will be introduced in upcoming monsoon session of the parliament. Key Highlights It will make five languages—Urdu, Hindi, Kashmiri, Dogri and English—the official language of the region. It was a long-pending public demand of the region. It ..




Private Bill Introduced to Change Stature of Official Languages

Member of Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu, Vaiko on Friday 22nd November 2019 introduce a private member’s bill in the Parliament to give all 22 languages mentioned in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution in the stature of National official languages. Under Article 343 of the Constitution, the original provision states that ‘The official language ..