The Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) coalition government in Maharashtra is set to make the Marathi language compulsory in all schools from class1 to class 10 in the state, cabinet minister Subhash Desai said on Tuesday. The Marathi language minister said that a bill regarding the same will be tabled in the next assembly session. "In the coming assembly session, the MVA government will make a law to enforce the Marathi language compulsory in Maharashtra schools from class 1st to 10th of all mediums," ANI quoted Desai as saying. He also said that the Marathi language will be made compulsory in the Maharashtra secretariat. On November 23, Ajit Pawar had allied with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister under then BJP Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Source: dna January 22, 2020 05:03 UTC