Govt clamped down on anti-Punjabi institutions by amending the Language Act: Central Punjabi Writers’ Sabha

Govt clamped down on anti-Punjabi institutions by amending the Language Act: Central Punjabi Writers’ Sabha

10 Nov, 2023

Amritsar: The Central Punjabi Writers’ Association (RJ) expressed its reaction to the incident that happened against the ban imposed by a private school on students from speaking Punjabi at Rampura Phool. And Senior Vice President Dr. Narrator Deep Devinder Singh, quoting Harjinder Singh Atwal, has said that governments first collect huge amounts of funds from private educational institutions and later leave them to their own devices. They demanded that the State Language Act 2008 should be amended to close the loopholes so that there is a provision of punishment against the bureaucracy that does not work in Punjabi and such acts that destroy the mother tongue Punjabi in this state established on the basis of pure language. be

He said that only due to administrative laxity, the private educational institutions in the state commit a legal offense by taking the children away from their mother tongue, ignoring the instructions issued by the Central Education Board regarding the regional languages. Expressing concern over the education taking place in government and semi-government schools and colleges in the state, he said that the government should create maximum employment resources in the state by recruiting teachers on a priority basis in schools and colleges. Today’s young generation stay connected to their language and land.

Office bearers of the central assembly Surinderpreet Ghani, Shailinderjit Rajan, Manjit Indira, Bhupinder Kaur Preet, Balwinder Sandhu, Daljit Singh Shahi, Mool Chand Sharma, Rajinder Singh Rajan, Makhan Kuhar and Dr. Karamjit Singh has also expressed his concern over the increasing condition of Punjabi language in schools and said that the managers of model schools in Punjab are confusing the parents of the children in the confusion of foreign language and extorting them from them in the form of fees and funds. Countless amounts are charged. Children are also fined for speaking Punjabi. They demanded from the government that Punjabi should be taught not as a subject but as a medium in schools in the state so that incidents like Rampura Phool can be avoided.

On this occasion Gurbhaj Singh Guraya, Dr. Uminder Johal, Dr. Shinderpal Singh, Paramjit Singh Bath, Manjit Singh Vasi, Harpal Nagra, Gurpreet Singh Rangilpur, Gurmeet Bajwa, Deepak Sharma Chanarthal, Balwinder Sandhu, Amarjit Singh Jeet, Gurbinder Singh Manak, Dr. Harpreet Singh Rana, Yatinder Kaur Mahal, Jaswant Roy, Jasveer Rana, Manjinder Dhanoa, Gurmeet Singh Saran, Rishi Hirde Pal, Surinderjit Chauhan, Dr. Devinder Saifi, Gursevak Singh Dhillon, Sampurna Tallewalia, Teja Singh Tilak, Surinder Singh Khiva, Madan Veera, Vishal, Anil Fatehgarh Jattan and S Naseem also spoke in favor of Punjabi.

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