Kharge backs Siddaramaiah in making Kannada compulsory in school

Thursday, November 2 2017

Kharge backs Siddaramaiah in making Kannada compulsory in school Kharge backs Siddaramaiah in making Kannada compulsory in school 20:45 hrs
[India], Nov 2 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday supported Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's efforts towards creating an atmosphere for learning Kannada and making it compulsory in primary schools.
Speaking to ANI, Kharge said, "The CM of Karnataka has written a letter to the Central Government to make Kannada compulsory in all primary schools."
"Many leaders have worked for the integration of Kannadigas and Kannada as a language. This tradition still continues," added Kharge.
On Wednesday, Siddaramaiah, while speaking at the 62nd Karnataka Rajyotsava celebrated in Bengaluru's Kanteerava stadium, said that people living in Karnataka should learn Kannada.
He had also asked the Kannadigas to be more affectionate towards their state's language.