The Maharashtra authorities will on Thursday introduce the invoice making the Marathi language obligatory in all faculties within the state, the Legislative Meeting was informed on Wednesday.
College Training Minister Varsha Gaikwad informed the Decrease Home that the choice was taken by way of a mutual understanding after holding deliberations with all the tutorial boards together with IB, ICSE and CBSE.
The proposed invoice seeks to make the Marathi language obligatory from class 1 to class 10.
“The government has also studied the pattern being followed in Southern states in teaching local languages in their schools,” the minister stated.
Objecting to her assertion, Shiv Sena MLA Bhaskar Jadhav questioned the necessity to examine such sample. “The minister should talk about the stand of the state government,” he stated.
In her reply, the minister stated she had already acknowledged that the state authorities was agency to make the Marathi language obligatory in faculties.
Interjecting, BJP MLA Sudhir Mungantiwar demanded that guidelines of the legislature be modified for conducting the proceedings solely in Marathi.
“Present rules say that the proceedings can be held either in Marathi, English or Hindi,” he stated.
To which, Speaker Nana Patole stated he would reply to Mr. Mungantiwar’s query on the legislature guidelines.