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Maharashtra Minister Subhash Desai (Photo/ANI)
Maharashtra Minister Subhash Desai (Photo/ANI)

Introduction of Marathi Rajbhasha Bill was necessary, says Maharashtra Minister Subhash Desai

ANI | Updated: Mar 25, 2022 06:54 IST


Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 25 (ANI): Maharashtra Minister and Shiv Sena leader Subhash Desai on Thursday said that introduction of the Marathi Rajbhasha Bill was necessary as the Maharashtra Official Language Act, 1964 did not make it mandatory for the local authorities to use Marathi in their official works.
"In the Maharashtra Official Languages Act, 1964, there was no mention of making the Marathi language mandatory in local bodies and state-run corporations and societies, and therefore this bill was introduced," Desai said while putting forward the bill in the assembly.
Marathi Rajbhasha Bill was unanimously passed by both Houses of the state legislature. Bill makes use of the Marathi language mandatory in the official work of state corporations, authorities & civic bodies. (ANI)

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