Maharashtra govt to make Marathi language mandatory in all schools: Minister
MUMBAI [Maha Media]: Maharashtra Industries Minister Subhash Desai has said that the State Government will enact a law during the next session of the State Legislature, making it mandatory to teach Marathi language from Class 1 to Class 10 in all schools in the state irrespective of medium of instruction.
Mr Desai, a Shivsena leader who is also the Marathi Language Minister, said the draft of the proposed bill is being prepared. He said this during an interaction organized by the Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh yesterday. The next session of the State Legislature will be held in February. The Minister also said that the government intends to carry out all its business in Marathi and added files without notings in the state language will not be accepted.