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Urdu no extra obligatory language for govt jobs in Ladakh

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Urdu no more compulsory language for govt jobs in Ladakh

The administration of Ladakh on Tuesday eliminated the necessary requirement of information of Urdu for recruitment into varied authorities jobs within the Union Territory. The official notification issued by the federal government made ‘Bachelor’s diploma from any acknowledged college’ the necessary requirement as an alternative of ‘Knowledge of Urdu along with Bachelor’s diploma ’ for the a number of posts within the income division.

According to current guidelines, commencement with information of Urdu is necessary for recruitment into varied govt posts, together with Naib Tehsildar, Giridawar Qanoongo, Patwari and many others. But as per modified guidelines, solely commencement will probably be sufficient for these posts, and information of Urdu won’t be required.

BJP MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal expressed happiness over the choice taken by the Modi-led authorities and mentioned that this is among the vital modifications in Ladakh’s administrative system after the abrogation of Article 370. “Now Urdu is no more compulsory language for the recruitment in Ladakh Revenue Department. True freedom from psychological colonialism of #Art370 as well as liberation from the imposed Urdu language by Kashmiri rulers over Ladakh”, he tweeted.

Gratitude to #ModiSarkar for this a lot required reformative steps in administrative system of Ladakh.

Thanks @lg_ladakh and Administration of UT Ladakh.

Correspondence particulars…

— Jamyang Tsering Namgyal (@jtnladakh) January 11, 2022

BJP MP from Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgyal had written to Home Minister Amit Shah final 12 months demanding the elimination of Urdu because the necessary language for the federal government jobs within the Union Territory. “Urdu is alien language for the people of Ladakh and was brutally imposed on the people of Ladakh by the then rulers of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir”, he had mentioned within the letter dated January 23, 2021.

Namgyal yesterday shared a video on Twitter to thank PM Modi and MHA Amit Shah for this transformative choice. “Usage of Urdu in Ladakh was discriminatory. No tribe, no community in Ladakh follows Urdu and its nobody’s mother tongue. Not even the Muslims here speak Urdu”, he mentioned. The whole inhabitants of Ladakh is round 3 lacs of which 46 per cent comply with Islam and the remainder both comply with Buddhism or Hinduism.

He additional added that it was vital for the Ladakh Revenue Department to operate on a standard language platform and guarantee uniformity and pleasant strategy in the direction of individuals.

Meanwhile, the Jammu Kashmir National Conference Kargil has at this time strongly condemned the order issued by the Revenue Department saying that the administration had proven a unique and biased strategy in the direction of the Urdu language.

Haji Haneefa Jan, the President of JKNC Kargil mentioned that the UT Administration was overtly attacking Urdu with totally different means and is making an attempt to deprive the unemployed youth from employment. He additionally criticized Namgyal for terming Urdu as an alien language. “We think that the MP Ladakh should avoid to play hate politics in the region and respect the languages and the people who speak Urdu. We can’t tolerate such an unfortunate move from the government,” Haneefa Jan added.