Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackrey is set to bring a bill making Marathi a necessary subject in schools until class 10. According, to the bill, Marathi will be a compulsory subject in all the boards in the state of Maharashtra
The Minister for Marathi Language, Subhash Desai said that the draft for the bill is being readied and the proposed enactment will be presented in the up and coming budget session which will begin on February 24, 2020.
In an address to the media , the minister stated that, currently, there are around 25000 schools in Maharashtra, which do not teach Marathi as a language, but soon after the bill will be set in motion, it will be mandatory for all the schools to teach Marathi as a language.
He further added that, work has already started in regard to implementation of the bill, and the complexities are being reviewed at the moment.
As per reports it is accepted that the administration’s choice to make Marathi a necessary language was acquainted with counter the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena which has investigated the unlawful migration issue within reach from Pakistan and Bangladesh.