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Delegation of Bhojpuri intellectuals meets Chidambaram


TSI TEAM | New Delhi, May 24, 2012 19:55
Tags : THE SUNDAY INDIAN | prof a sandeep | onkareshwar pandey | recognition of Bhojpuri under 8th schedule | minority language |

p chidambaram a sandeepA delegation of Bhojpuri intellectuals led by Onkareshwar Pandey met union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday and demanded speedy recognition of Bhojpuri under 8th schedule and also as Minority language.

Prof. A Sandeep, Editor, Planman Media,  P C Pandey, Chief Advisor, (ASIA)BHAI, Bhojpuri Association of India  & India Head of UN Global Compact, Ajit Dubey, President, Bhojpuri Samaj, Delhi and Shivaji Singh, President, Bhojpuri Ekta Manch were also present.
The delegation submitted a Report prepared by The Sunday Indian, Bhojpuri on the 1000 years old documented History of Bhojpuri language, Script, Culture, Music, Cinema and its legendry people. It also gave details of Bhojpuria people’s contribution in the India’s Freedom Struggle.
The union Home Minister P. Chidambaram assured the delegation that Bhojpuri will be recognized very soon. On the demand to declare Bhojpuri a Minority language, he said there is no constitutional provision for that. But Bhojpuri will get its due.

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Posted By: Shailesh | New Delhi | October 1st 2012 | 20:10
A good article covered by English weekly.

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