Mumbai, July 01: The Maharashtra government has directed all its local authorities, departments, employees and officers to mandatorily use Marathi language in official business and communication.
On Monday, the state government asked all the department heads to take actions such as warning, mentioning it in the confidential reports, issuing strictures and withholding annual increment as a punishment against the staff found deliberately not using Marathi language in official business.
However, the circular was issued by the Marathi language department.
In a circular, the state ...
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