Meghalaya CM bats for Garo Language in Assembly
Meghalaya CM bats for Garo Language in Assembly, Garo languages in Assembly. Trying to promote the use of local languages in the Assembly, Meghalaya Chief Minister Konrad K. Sangma has said that members of the Assembly should be allowed to speak and debate in Khasi and Garo languages within it.
An Assembly official told PTI that Sangma had discussed the issue with Speaker Metbah Langdoh. Leaders of the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance over the use of two languages in the forthcoming session of the Assembly.
While English is the official language in Meghalaya, Khasi and Garo languages are considered to be the official languages associated with it.
On Twitter, Conrad said on Monday that members of the Meghalaya CM bats for Garo language . Assembly should be allowed to speak and debate in the House in Khasi and Garo languages. A step towards the development of our languages.
When asked, he told reporters that in our opinion. Both Khasi and Garo languages should be allowed to be used to some extent with translation in the assembly.
This development has come after several discussions initiated by the state government to include local languages in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India.