The Kannada Development Authority (KDA) has made recommendations in this regard to the government.
Following much pressure, however, the department has finally submitted the approved syllabi and textbooks for the Kannada courses, though not to completion.
Several publishers from Hyderabad, Tamil Nadu and other places are coming forward to get it printed in other languages including English, Hindi, Telugu and Tamil.
This beautiful language has a long history and is spoken by about 50 million people.
The state government contended that making Kannada compulsory was a policy decision in tune with the recommendations of the VK Gokak Committee report.
Siddaramaiah got his first Kannada lessons on sand: Veteran Congressman shares his story in Assembly
Many summers ago, long before he got his law degree, a young Siddaramaiah learnt to scribble the Kannada lipi on sand.
The Karnataka State Police Department notification stated that the Scene of Crime Office (SoCO) applicants must write the first language SSLC Kannada language paper to qualify.
As per the new order, those students who do not want to take up the local language shall not be forced until the further orders from the High Court.
Court asks whether Karnataka can make language compulsory if it wants to implement NEP
He was talking at the 66th Kannada Rajyothsava celebrations, where he added that engineering courses are commenced in Kannada language.
None of the other southern languages too found space; ministry officials admit to error
The HC noted that the state can’t impose the language on students
The act proposes an executive body that will act as the implementation authority and also coordinating body among various departments of the government.