Govt taking positive steps for listing Bhojpuri, Rajasthani & Bhoti into 8th Schedule of constitution

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    Union Government is taking positive steps for the listing of three languages Bhojpuri, Rajasthani and Bhoti into the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.

    The issue was raised during Zero hour in Lok Sabha by Jagdambika Pal of the BJP. He urged the government to consider the listing of these languages into the Eighth schedule. Mr Pal said that almost 20 crore people in 16 countries speak them.

    Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal said that subjects related to 38 languages are under consideration of the government.