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President Kovind gives assent to Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill

The Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Act, 2020, received assent of the President on September 26, according to a gazette notification.

Published: 27th September 2020 06:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th September 2020 06:53 PM   |  A+A-

Jammu and Kashmir

Indian Army posted in Jammu and Kashmir. (Representational Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: A new law that provides for inclusion of Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi in the list of official languages in Jammu and Kashmir, in addition to Urdu and English, has been notified after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent.

The Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020, was passed by Parliament in the recently concluded Monsoon Session.

The Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Act, 2020, received assent of the President on September 26, according to a gazette notification.



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