Call Attention Motion for Bhojpuri in Parliament

A call attention motion has been listed for discussion in the LokSabha tomorrow, Monday 30th August 2010.

It has been lodged by Hon’ble MPs Sanjay Nirupam, Dr.Raghuvansh Pd.Singh, and Jagadambika Pal and has been listed in the agenda for tomorrow. This call attention motion calls for the inclusion of Bhojpuri and Rajasthani languages in the 8th Schedule of Indian constitution.

Bhojpuri is the second largest language of India which is spoken by Indians. Its centre of influence is ABCD, Ara, Ballia, Chapra, and Deoria but also includes Western Bihar, Eastern Uttar Pradesh or Purvanchal as it is popularly called, Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh, Palamau and adjoining areas of Jharkhand, Tarai region of Nepal. Bhojpurias are spread almost all over the world.

Prabhunath Rai, national President of All India Bhojpuri Samaj has said that more than 50 MPs belonging to all major political parties are going to support this motiona. He has also hoping that with this sincere efforts Bhojpuri will get its legitimate dues within a year or two.

Posted by anjoria on August 29, 2010 at 7:09 PM under News.

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